Nutrition and aging can be considered from two aspects. Are there any nutritional antecedents that either accelerate or retard the aging process? Are there special nutritional requirements unique to older individuals? This chapter focuses on recent work in these two areas and particularly concerns itself with studies that are centered around calories, protein, and amino acids.
KeywordsCaloric Restriction Lean Body Mass Amino Acid Requirement Albumin Synthesis Total Body Potassium
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