Nutrition for the Older Adult, Third Edition, is a comprehensive resource for nutrition specific to older adults. Given our aging US population, there is a significant need for more professionals to be equipped with training and education required to safely and effectively serve older adults. The content of this textbook is relevant for undergraduate students studying in the fields of nutrition, nursing, public health, gerontology, and other health care professions. The textbook includes a range of topics, including physiological processes of aging, health promotion for aging adults, micro/macronutrient needs for older adults, and nutrition for chronic disease management for older adults. The text is well organized with a clear table of contents and chapters broken into 2 sections: Nutrition Basics and Clinical Considerations.
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