Nutrition and Aging

  • Myron Winick
  • Michael W. Hamm
  • S. Jaime Rozovski


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.


Caloric Restriction Lean Body Mass Amino Acid Requirement Albumin Synthesis Total Body Potassium 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Myron Winick
    • 1
  • Michael W. Hamm
    • 1
  • S. Jaime Rozovski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Human NutritionColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA

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