Special Issue "Nutrition for Older People"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Global Health".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 December 2019).
2. Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health, Discipline of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN), Adelaide 5000, Australia
Interests: malnutrition (obesity and undernutrition); macronutrients; energy balance; body composition; function; dietary protein; gut hormones; type 2 diabetes; ageing
The populations of Western countries are ageing rapidly. The ageing process causes many physical and psychological changes, such as decreased food intake and increased comorbities, which place older adults at higher risk of nutrition-related disease. The prevalence of many nutrition-related chronic conditions, including gastrointestinal disease, cardiovascular disorders, respiratory disease, arthritis, cancer, and declined brain function, is high in people of advanced age and represents a major source of morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs.
This Special Issue seeks papers on nutrition in older people, including the evaluation of nutrition assessment and diagnostic methods, dietary interventions for improved healthy ageing or chronic disease management, and epidemiological and mechanistic studies. Original research, systematic reviews, and high-quality narrative reviews will be considered.
Dr. Stijn Soenen
Dr. Skye Marshall
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- Aged care
- Geriatric rehabilitation
- Nutrition assessment
- Quality of life
- Chronic disease
- Protein-energy malnutrition
- Cognitive function
- Body composition
- Physical function
- Gut function
- Nutrition intervention