the National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging:
June 18, 2004:
This notice provides announcements
and links to new nutrition and aging information.
and Web link
ADA's Center for Professional
Development will host a live, interactive phone teleseminar "The
Carbohydrate Craze" on June 23, 2004 to discuss the new research and
scientific data available on low carbohydrate diet modifications utilized
as a potential method for weight control.
Practices in Physical Activity. (2004). For professionals, a brochure
highlights 10 best practices in physical activity for older adults to provide
information about developing, implementing, and sustaining successful community-based
programs. National Council on Aging. (202) 479-1200.
Action Handbook (formerly the Consumer's Resource Handbook). For consumers,
this booklet, a list of FREE consumer publications in Spanish, includes
200 federal consumer publications on a variety of subjects such as food
and nutrition, money, employment, federal benefits, children, housing,
and health. Federal Citizen Information Center. (888) 878-3256.
Food Security in the United States, 2002. For professionals,
this report provides statistics on the food security of households and
on how much they spent for food and the extent to which food-insecure households
participated in Federal and community food assistance programs. Economic
Research Service. (800) 999-6779.
Activity & Fitness Progress Review. (2004). For professionals,
a power point presentation gives up to date information on the physical
activity and fitness progress for adults in the US. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.
Senior Health. For professionals and consumers, a website includes
a wealth of information on physical activity for the older adult. National
Institute on Aging.
Steps to Better Health. For professionals and consumers, the website
provides information on ways to integrate better eating and activity habits
into one's life one by one. Health and Human Services.
Fitness Planner. For consumers, this information helps women
determine if they are getting enough physical activity to optimize health.
It is based on a behavior change model with messages tailored to the user's
current level of activity and gives suggestions on how to improve, if necessary.
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of intense exercise on bone density, physical fitness, and blood lipids
early postmenopausal osteopenic women. Arch Intern Med. 2004;164:1084-1091.
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and hydrophilic antioxidant capacities of common foods in the United States.
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