Nutrition (12)

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ENC: Nutrition in the Elderly Open in a new browser window
   Article examining physiological, metabolic and economic changes that may effect some elderly having a nutrient poor diet.
   http://www.enc-online.org/elderly.htm
Eating Well as We Age Open in a new browser window
   The Food and Drug Administration. Problems, solutions, nutrition facts.
   http://www.fda.gov/opacom/lowlit/eatage.html
Elderly Nutrition Program - Administration on Aging Open in a new browser window
   Provides for congregate (group) and home-delivered meals.
   http://www.aoa.dhhs.gov/eldfam/Nutrition/Nutrition.asp
Food Safety for the Elderly Open in a new browser window
   Age increases risk for food borne illness due to lowered stomach acid, weakened immune systems, reduced sense of smell. Foods safety precautions when handling, preparing, cooking, storing food for seniors.
   http://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheets/HGIC3642.htm
Nutrition Index Open in a new browser window
   Articles devoted to nutrition in the elderly including requirements, physiological changes common problems and assessment of status.
   http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/dental/Dental_Educational_Software/Gerontology_and_Geriatric_Dentistry/nutrition/nutrition_index.html
Nutrition Screening Initiative Open in a new browser window
   Nutrition checklist designed to alert individuals, family members, and physicians to conditions that may lead to malnutrition, particularly in the aged.
   http://www.aafp.org/nsi.xml
Nutrition and the Older Adult Open in a new browser window
   Presented by The Calgary Regional Health Authority.
   http://www.crha-health.ab.ca/hlthconn/items/nut-oa.htm
Nutritional Guidelines for Seniors Open in a new browser window
   New food guide pyramid developed by the US Department of Agriculture's Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.
   http://healthlink.mcw.edu/article/1002896094.html
Seek Wellness - Nutrition and Aging Open in a new browser window
   Offers several articles about foods and supplements that may slow aging or improve memory. Includes articles on food programs, how to read labels, and physical activity advice.
   http://www.seekwellness.com/nutrition/aging.htm
Senior Mag - Nutrition Glossary Open in a new browser window
   Nutritional supplements defined along with recommended usages, requirements/recommendations, and natural sources.
   http://www.seniormag.com/caregiverresources/glossary/glossary.htm

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