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Food for the aging population / edited by Monique M. Raats, Lisette C.P.G.M. de Groot, Dieneke van Asselt.

Raats, Monique. (Added Author). Groot, Lisette C. P. G. M. de. (Added Author). Asselt, Dieneke van. (Added Author).
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Subject: Older people > Nutrition.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780081003497
  • ISBN: 0081003498
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Duxford : Woodhead Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Older people, food, and satisfaction with life / K.G. Grunert, B. Schnettler, M. Dean and M.M. Raats -- Control of food intake in aging / L.M. Donini -- Sensory perception of food and aging / S. Nordin -- Social significance of older people's meals : balancing adaptive strategies between ideals and structure / C. Fjellström and Y. Mattsson Sydner -- Gender and food in later life : shifting roles and relationships / N.A. Plastow -- Older people's consumption of alcoholic beverages: social significance and health / C. de Morais, C. Afonso and M.D. Vaz de Almeida -- Economic determinants of diet in older adults / A.I. Conklin and P. Monsivais -- Aging and changes in body composition / D. van Asselt and L.C.P.G.M. de Groot -- Interaction between diet and physical activity in older people / J.W. Beals, E.L. Shy and N.A. Burd -- Drug-nutrition interactions in older people / A.C. van Orten-Luiten, A. Janse, and R. Witkamp -- Dietary patterns and healthy aging / J.D. Schoufour, T. Voortman, O.H. Franco, and J.C. Kiefte-De Jong -- Public policy and older people's diets / Tsz Ning Mak -- The aging marketplace : implications for food marketers / G.P. Moschis -- Interventions fo support healthy eating in later life / J. Lara, C. Celis-Morales, K.M. Livingstone and J.C. Mathers -- Food safety and older people / M.A. Gettings -- Designing new and functional foods for the aging / L.D.T. van der Zanden and H.C.M. van Trijp -- Food packaging and older adults / A. Bell, L. Tapsell and K. Walton.
Summary: This book reviews the characteristics of the aging population as food consumers, the role of nutrition in healthy aging, and the design of food products and services for the elderly. It discusses the older population as consumers of food and beverages, the extension of functionality into later life, how to develop food products and services for older people, the economic determinants of diet in older adults, and public policy and older people's diets.
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