This book illustrates the role of Mediterranean diet in connection with well-being and particularly its impact on health and elderly care, as well as on the mechanisms of aging. Aging is a natural process of human life. From this point of view, knowledge of the numerous benefits of the Mediterranean-style diet may effectively promote better management of the burden of elderly care. Examining those benefits in detail, this book offers a valuable educational tool for young professionals and caregivers, as well as for students and trainees in Geriatrics and Nutrition. Antonio Capurso was born in Monopoli, Italy, in From to Prof. He retired from University in November Capurso has authored more than papers in national and international journals and several medical books. He has authored more than scientific articles on metabolic diseases, published in major national and international scientific journals.
Osler M, Schroll M. Mediterranean diet and insulin sensitivity, lipid profile and blood pressure levels, in overweight and obese people The Attica study. Prev Med ; 23 : — Thank you for caring. Although overall caloric intake is not the only thing that matters, it may be significant. Indeed, aging is characterized by progressive loss of muscle mass associated to increase in fat mass 7. Diabet Med. Self-report of physical activity and patterns of mortality in Seventh-Day Adventist men. This can promote a reduction in both appetite and calorie intake, with an increased risk of malnutrition. Effects of physical activity and body composition on functional limitation in the elderly: Application of the marginal structural model. The aim of this review is the summary of the main evidence about the role of Mediterranean diet on health and clinical outcomes in hospitalized elderly patients.
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