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Food for the Aging Population (Hardcover)

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Food for the Ageing Population, Second Edition, is a unique volume that reviews the characteristics of the ageing population as food consumers, the role of nutrition in healthy ageing, and the design of food products and services for the elderly. The first section of the book discusses the older population as consumers of food and beverages, while the second section covers the extension of functionality into later life. The final section highlights tactics on how to develop food products and services for older people.

Fully updated and revised from the first edition, the book covers advances in various fields, introducing a number of new chapters, including, amongst others, topics on the economic determinants of diet in older adults, public policy and older people’s diets, and interventions to support healthy eating in later life.

  • Covers the topic of food for an ageing population more broadly than any other book on the market
  • Presents a thoroughly revised and updated edition of a very popular and well regarded book
  • Contains new chapters on the implementation of food-related interventions among the elderly population and their relationship to policymakers
Number of Pages: 870
Genre: Technology
Series Title: Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2016
TCIN: 51562264
UPC: 9780081003480
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-8915
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