ERIC Number: ED277922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition and the Elderly: A Selected Annotated Bibliography for Nutrition and Health Professionals. Bibliographies of Literature and Agriculture No. 34.
Cox, Evelyn, Comp.; Sandberg, Janet, Comp.
This annotated bibliography of information on nutrition and the elderly was written for nutrition professionals, health care providers, and organizations that work with older adults. The focus is primarily on nutrition in the United States. The bibliography includes 399 citations of both print and nonprint resources that are readily available to the intended audience. Most bibliographic citations are accompanied by an abstract of the material; only legislative documents are not annotated. Cross references are listed for works that have more than one subject focus. References are arranged by subjects. Sections include: (1) Overview--Nutritional Concerns and General References; (2) Nutritional Status; (3) Metablism and Nutrient Requirements; (4) Aging and Nutritional Status; (5) Nutrition-Related Diseases; (6) Legislation, Hearings and Related Literature; (7) Food and Nutrition Programs; (8) Nutrition Information; and (9) Sources of Information. A list of 12 references, not received in time to be evaluated for inclusion in the bibliography, are provided under the heading "Recent Literature." Author and title indexes are included. (NB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Food and Nutrition Information Center, Beltsville, MD.
Authoring Institution: MAXIMA Corp., Silver Spring, MD.