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Nutrition for the Prime of Life The Adult's Guide to Healthier Living

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ISBN-10: 0306445034

ISBN-13: 9780306445033

Edition: 1993

Authors: Hugh J. McDonalld, Frances M. Sapone

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As the baby boom generation enters middle age, lifestyle becomes of greater significance in maintaining or improving health. Younger adults may choose to exist on a regimen of minimal exercise and a diet high in fat and sodium and low in fruits and vegetables without apparent ill effects; however, over a period of years, such dietary habits may lead to chronic health problems. Although older Americans are becoming aware of the relationship between nutrition and health, the basic principles of a healthful diet and the essentials of sound nutrition practice must be readily accessible. In Nutrition for the Prime of Life, Drs. Hugh McDonald and Frances Sapone, educators in basic and clinical…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/21/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 366
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Aging in the United States and the Nature of the Aging Processp. 1
The Foodstuffs of Lifep. 17
Nutrient Requirements: Vitamins and Mineralsp. 37
Nutritional Status of the Older Populationp. 67
Dietary Fiber, Problems of the Digestive Tract, and Waterp. 81
Major Nutrition-Related Diseases of Importance to Older Peoplep. 107
Dental Health and Nutritionp. 169
Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Control, and Physical Fitnessp. 187
Drug-Nutrient Interactionsp. 215
Guidelines for Healthful Eatingp. 245
Can Nutrition Alter the Aging Process?p. 273
Referencesp. 291
App. A. Unisex table of suggested weights for adultsp. 320
App. B. Table of median heights and weights and recommended energy intakep. 321
App. C. Table of recommended dietary allowances for vitamins and mineralsp. 322
App. D. Summary table of daily dietary intakes of selected vitamins and mineralsp. 324
Glossaryp. 325
Indexp. 335
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