Clinical Nutrition: Dietary Care for Elderly
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Clinical Nutrition: Dietary Care for Elderly

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What is the average decline in basal metabolic rate (BMR) per decade starting at about the age of 30 years?

1% to 2%

At what age does the more rapid decline in basal metabolic rate (BMR) occur for women?

50

What age is usually used as the defining point for an older person?

65

What is the consequence of acute and/or chronic diseases in combination with age-related degenerative changes?

<p>Limitations in physical, mental, and/or social functions</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the objective of dietary care in elderly individuals?

<p>To optimize functional status and ensure greatest possible quality of life</p> Signup and view all the answers

At what age does the more rapid decline in basal metabolic rate (BMR) occur for men?

<p>40</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following factors contributes to sarcopenia?

<p>Decrease in growth hormone levels</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a common digestive change associated with aging?

<p>Neurodegeneration of the gut nervous system</p> Signup and view all the answers

What contributes to the decrease in energy expenditure for women over 71 years old with an ideal BMI?

<p>Reduced physical activity</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the absolute minimum daily carbohydrate intake necessary to maintain normal brain function in both children and adults?

<p>130g</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a recommended source of complex carbohydrates for energy?

<p>Whole grains</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the recommended daily protein intake for adults over 65 years old?

<p>1.0g/Kg/day</p> Signup and view all the answers

What contributes to the decrease in Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) in older adults?

<p>Reduced muscle mass</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a common sensory impairment associated with aging?

<p>Decreased sense of taste and smell</p> Signup and view all the answers

'Isolation' and 'fewer social opportunities to maintain self-esteem' are examples of which type of change associated with aging?

<p>'Psychological/social changes'</p> Signup and view all the answers

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