From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
November 15 , 2005:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition and aging information.
National Center for Healthcare Statistics releases:
Complete ASN Position Statement available online: Obesity in older adults:
Villareal DT, Apovian CM, Kushner RF, Klein S. Obesity in older adults: technical review and position statement of the American Society for Nutrition and NAASO, The Obesity Society. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005;82(5):923-34.
CDC presents on-line 5-a-day recipe book
NIH publication: Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide For Older People
FoodandHealth.com offers healthy holiday resources:
Chad KE, Reeder BA, Harrison EL, Ashworth NL, Sheppard SM, Schultz SL, Bruner BG, Fisher KL, Lawson JA. Profile of physical activity levels in community-dwelling older adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005;37(10):1774-84.
Kruizenga HM, Van Tulder MW, Seidell JC, Thijs A, Ader HJ, Van Bokhorst-de van der Schueren MA. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of early screening and treatment of malnourished patients. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005;82(5):1082-9.
Miller M, Zhan M, Havas S. High attributable risk of elevated C-reactive protein level to conventional coronary heart disease risk factors: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arch Intern Med. 2005;165(18):2063-8.
Robitaille Y, Laforest S, Fournier M, Gauvin L, Parisien M, Corriveau H, Trickey F, Damestoy N. Moving forward in fall prevention: an intervention to improve balance among older adults in real-world settings. Am J Public Health. 2005;95(11):2049-56.
Rodriguez A, Hamer DH, Rivera J, Acosta M, Salgado G, Gordillo M, Cabezas M, Naranjo-Pinto C, Leguisamo J, Gomez D, Fuenmayor G, Jativa E, Guaman G, Estrella B, Sempertegui F. Effects of moderate doses of vitamin A as an adjunct to the treatment of pneumonia in underweight and normal-weight children: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005;82(5):1090-6.
Skelton D, Dinan S, Campbell M, Rutherford O. Tailored group exercise (Falls Management Exercise -- FaME) reduces falls in community-dwelling older frequent fallers (an RCT). Age Ageing. 2005;34(6):636-9.
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