From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
August 16th , 2006:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
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Resources and Web links
FDA: Maturity Health Matters Newsletter archive
National Center on Health Statistics: Older Americans Update 2006: Key Indicators of Well-Being
Commonwealth Fund Reports:
Dominguez LJ, Barbagallo M, Lauretani F, Bandinelli S, Bos A, Corsi AM, Simonsick EM, Ferrucci L. Magnesium and muscle performance in older persons: the InCHIANTI study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;84:419-26.
Eussen SJ, de Groot LC, Joosten LW, Bloo RJ, Clarke R, Ueland PM, Schneede J, Blom HJ, Hoefnagels WH, van Staveren WA. Effect of oral vitamin B-12 with or without folic acid on cognitive function in older people with mild vitamin B-12 deficiency: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;84:361-70.
Law M, Withers H, Morris J, Anderson F. Vitamin D supplementation and the prevention of fractures and falls: results of a randomised trial in elderly people in residential accommodation. Age Ageing. 2006;35:482-486.
Price GM, Uauy R, Breeze E, Bulpitt CJ, Fletcher AE. Weight, shape, and mortality risk in older persons: elevated waist-hip ratio, not high body mass index, is associated with a greater risk of death. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;84:449-460.
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National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Aging website is at: http://nutritionandaging.fiu.edu
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