Providing Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age

Does a longer life mean a healthier life? The number of adults over 65 in the United States is growing, but many may not be aware that they are at greater risk from foodborne diseases and their nutritional needs change as they age. The IOM's Food Forum held a workshop October 29-30, 2009, to discuss food safety and nutrition concerns for older adults.

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  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • ISBN : 0309158834
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Providing Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age

Providing Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Food Forum
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 November 2010
GET THIS BOOKProviding Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age

Does a longer life mean a healthier life? The number of adults over 65 in the United States is growing, but many may not be aware that they are at greater risk from foodborne diseases and their nutritional needs change as they age. The IOM's Food Forum held a workshop October 29-30, 2009, to discuss food safety and nutrition concerns for older adults.

Food Safety: Theory and Practice

Food Safety: Theory and Practice
  • Author : Paul L Knechtges
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 05 July 2011
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Written for graduate students or college seniors, Food Safety: Theory and Practice emphasizes a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to food safety. It covers important topics related to the prevention of foodborne illnesses and diseases with a “farm-to-fork” perspective. Each chapter starts with a set of learning objectives for the student and ends with a list of important references and websites for further study and research. Scientific principles that underpin food safety are introduced, and terminology is explained to facilitate comprehension

Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States

Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States
  • Author : US Global Change Research Program
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 February 2018
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As global climate change proliferates, so too do the health risks associated with the changing world around us. Called for in the President’s Climate Action Plan and put together by experts from eight different Federal agencies, The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health: A Scientific Assessment is a comprehensive report on these evolving health risks, including: Temperature-related death and illness Air quality deterioration Impacts of extreme events on human health Vector-borne diseases Climate impacts on water-related Illness Food

Aging (Pastoring for Life: Theological Wisdom for Ministering Well)

Aging (Pastoring for Life: Theological Wisdom for Ministering Well)
  • Author : Will Willimon
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release : 21 April 2020
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★ Publishers Weekly starred review Seasoned pastor and church leader Will Willimon excels at creating thought-provoking, accessible books for working pastors and seminarians. In Aging, he takes a theologically rich look at numerous aspects of growing old. Drawing on Scripture, literature, current research, and his experiences as an aging adult, Willimon reflects on aging as a spiritual journey. He explores the challenging realties as well as the rewarding joys of growing old and shows pastors how to help their congregants grow

Developing Drug Products in an Aging Society

Developing Drug Products in an Aging Society
  • Author : Sven Stegemann
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 October 2016
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This book aims to address the major aspects of future drug product development and therapy for older adults, giving practical guidance for the rational product and clinical development and prescribing of drug products to this ever growing segment of the population. With authors coming from key “aging” markets such as Europe, the USA, China and Japan, the book will provide valuable information for students, scientists, regulators, practitioners, and other healthcare professionals from academia, industry and regulatory bodies.

Ethnogeriatrics

Ethnogeriatrics
  • Author : Lenise Cummings-Vaughn,Dulce M. Cruz-Oliver
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 05 October 2016
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This volume is divided into five parts and fifteen chapters that address these topics by examining ethnogeriatric foundations, research issues, clinical care in ethnogeriatrics, education and policy. Expertly written chapters, by practicing geriatricians, gerontologists, clinician researchers and clinician educators, present a systematic approach to recognizing, analyzing and addressing the challenges of meeting the healthcare needs of a diverse population and authors discuss ways in which to engage the community by increasing research participation and by investigating the most prevalent diseases

Informing the Future

Informing the Future
  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 12 October 2011
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This report illustrates the work of IOM committees in selected, major areas in recent years, followed by a description of IOM's convening and collaborative activities and fellowship programs. The last section provides a comprehensive bibliography of IOM reports published since 2007.

Food Structures, Digestion and Health

Food Structures, Digestion and Health
  • Author : Mike Boland,Matt Golding,Harjinder Singh
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 March 2014
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This selection of key presentations from the Food Structures, Digestion and Health conference is devoted to the unique and challenging interface between food science and nutrition, and brings together scientists across several disciplines to address cutting-edge research issues. Topics include modeling of the gastrointestinal tract, effect of structures on digestion, and design for healthy foods. New knowledge in this area is vital to enable the international food industry to design of a new generation of foods with enhanced health and

Functional Food

Functional Food
  • Author : María Chávarri Hueda
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 August 2017
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In recent years, the concern of society about how food influences the health status of people has increased. Consumers are increasingly aware that food can prevent the development of certain diseases, so in recent years, the food industry is developing new, healthier products taking into account aspects such as trans fats, lower caloric intake, less salt, etc. However, there are bioactive compounds that can improve the beneficial effect of these foods and go beyond the nutritional value. This book provides

Concepts for Nursing Practice E-Book

Concepts for Nursing Practice E-Book
  • Author : Jean Foret Giddens
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 22 November 2019
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Learn the core concepts of nursing care and apply them to the clinical setting! Concepts for Nursing Practice, 3rd Edition uses a simplified, intuitive approach to describe 57 important concepts relating to all areas of nursing practice. For easier understanding, this book also makes connections among related concepts and links you to other nursing textbooks. Exemplars for each concept provide useful examples and models, showing how concepts are successfully applied to practice. New to this edition are updated research evidence and

Managing Food Safety Practices from Farm to Table

Managing Food Safety Practices from Farm to Table
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Food Forum
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 12 May 2009
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Legal regulations and manufacturers' monitoring practices have not been enough to prevent contamination of the national food supply and protect consumers from serious harm. In addressing food safety risks, regulators could perhaps better ensure the quality and safety of food by monitoring food production not just at a single point in production but all along the way, from farm to table. Recognizing the troubled state of food safety, the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Food Forum met in Washington, DC, on

Pharmacological Considerations in Gerontology

Pharmacological Considerations in Gerontology
  • Author : Dr. Abimbola Farinde, PhD, PharmD,Dr. Megan Hebdon, PhD, DNP, RN, NP-C
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 04 December 2019
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Underscores the complexity of prescribing drugs for older adults while providing state-of-the-art guidelines for safe patient care An evidence-based, quick-access reference for adult gerontology nurse practitioners and related healthcare providers, this text describes a holistic, patient-centered approach to prescribing drugs to older adults. Comprehensive yet concise writing distills timely guidance on the complexities of safely prescribing to this unique population. This book opens with physiologic changes and assessment considerations for older adults, followed by a discussion of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics,

The Encyclopedia of Elder Care

The Encyclopedia of Elder Care
  • Author : Elizabeth A. Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN,Michael L. Malone, MD,Ariba Khan, MD,Steven L. Baumann, PhD, RN
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 07 December 2017
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Praise for the Third Edition: “The third edition of this outstanding resource reflects the many advances in the care of older people that have occurred since the publication of the second edition...The vast bulk of the content is accessible and relevant to an international audience. The indexing and cross-referencing are excellent... Score: 5/5 stars." -- Margaret Arthur, Nursing Standard "The information [in this book] is amazing. I reviewed topics in which I have expertise and was very satisfied. This is