The Nutrition of Elderly People: Report of the Working Group on the Nutrition of Elderly People of the Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy - Reports of Health and Social Subjects No. 43 (Paperback)

by Great Britain: Department of Health, Great Britain: Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy

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The proportion of people of pensionable age in this country has been increasing steadily and now represents nearly one in five of the total population. the vast majority of the younger people in this group can look forward to many years of active and enjoyable life and several will remain fit into extreme old age. The right diet contributes to the maintenance of health and well-being and it is important that elderly people share in the increasig knowledge about how to maintain health through good nutrition. This report makes recommendations for maintaining good nutritional status in elderly people and should be of interest ot those giving advice to this age group.

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