u9 - Aging 1 Topic Nutrition and Aging Objectives After...

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Aging 1 R.E.Turner & B. Langkamp-Henken, University of Florida, 2009. Topic: Nutrition and Aging Objectives: After reading the assigned material and attending class the student will be able to: 1. identify physiological changes that occur during aging and discuss their impact on nutritional needs. 2. describe the adequacy of current dietary intakes of older Americans. 3. discuss health issues relevant to older Americans. Assignment: Chapters 18, 19; online readings: Bone Health Fact Sheets and Determine Your Nutritional Health Lecture Outline: I. Introduction: Life expectancy A. Definition: average remaining years of life B. Improvements in life expectancy due to infant/child health standard of living nutritional status II. Healthy People 2010 A. Goal 1: Increase Quality and Years of Healthy Life B. Objectives for older adults 1. increase the proportion of older adults who consume > 2 daily servings of fruit consume > 3 daily servings of vegetables consume > 6 daily servings of grains consume < 10% of kcal from saturated fat consume < 30% of kcal from fat meet dietary recommendations (1200 mg/day) for calcium are at a healthy weight 2. increase food security and in doing so, decrease hunger
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Aging 2 R.E.Turner & B. Langkamp-Henken, University of Florida, 2009. 3. increase the proportion of physician office visits made by patients with a diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hyperlipidemia that include counseling or education related to diet and nutrition 4. decrease the number of older adults who are obese (BMI > 30 kg/m 2 ) III. Theories of Aging A. Programmed aging theories 1. limited cell replication theory 2. molecular clock theory: telomeres on chromosomes shorten with each cell replication B. Wear and tear theories 1. environmental factors cause degenerative changes 2. free radical damage: antioxidants repair C. Caloric restriction and longevity 1. animal studies demonstrate increased longevity 2. suggestive epidemiologic evidence
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course HUN 3403 taught by Professor Henken during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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u9 - Aging 1 Topic Nutrition and Aging Objectives After...

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