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Nutrition and Functional Foods for Healthy Aging by Ronald Ross Watson

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Preface

Section I: Overview Health and Aging. In some countries, longevity continues to increase as it did in the 20th century. How to maximize this through personal choice and medical advice is vital. Vissavajjhala provides an overview of the role of nutrients in this process. Then specific organs are reviewed. Sparavigna investigates the function of the skin and appearance. Juarez-Cedillo notes the changes in nutritional needs in seniors. Castonguay searches the literature for hypothalamic control of appetite through sugars and glucocorticoids. Then Soenen further expands on regulation of appetite in the healthy elderly. Oza et al. describe fibromyalgia syndrome though nutrient intake and obesity in seniors. It is important to know what ...

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