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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic DisordersPrevention, Assessment, and Treatment$
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Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199398911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001

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Nutrition in Older Adults

Nutrition in Older Adults

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(p.391) 61 Nutrition in Older Adults
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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders
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Agnes M. Huber

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0061

This chapter discusses nutrition in older adults, including physiological changes during aging, the effect of aging on adipose tissue, nutrition assessment, sarcopenia, geriatric failure to thrive, and treatment goals.

Keywords:   older adults, aging, elderly, sarcopenia, failure to thrive

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