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Title Geriatric nutrition : the health professional's handbook / [edited by] Ronni Chernoff.
Published Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014.
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 Floor4  RC952.5 .G44342 2014    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 4th ed.
Description xviii, 581 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Demographics of aging -- Protein metabolism and requirements -- Carbohydrate, fat and fluid requirements in older adults -- Vitamin nutriture in older adults -- Mineral requirements -- Trace metal requirements -- Smell, taste, and oral somatosensation : age-related changes and nutritional implications -- Oral health in elderly people -- Swallowing problems in older adults -- The aging gut -- Cardiovascular disease in older adults -- Aging and the kidney -- Impact of nutrition on the age-related declines in hematopoiesis -- Skeletal aging -- Endocrine aspects of nutrition and aging -- Pharmacology, nutrition, and elderly adults : interactions and implications -- The geriatric exercise prescription : nutritional implications -- Nutritional assessment of elderly results -- Nutritional support for the older adult -- A continuum of nutrition services for older Americans -- Health promotion and disease prevention in elderly adults.
Subject Older people -- Nutrition.
Related Names Chernoff, Ronni.
ISBN 0763782629 paperback
9780763782627 paperback
OCLC number 617524548