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By A. N. Exton-Smith, D. L. Scott

Supplements within the aged covers the complaints of a symposium backed through Roche items constrained, held on the Royal university of Physicians in London on could 2, 1968. The booklet specializes in concerns on well-being and nutrients within the aged.
The choice first ponders on foodstuff surveys conducted in Yugoslavia and their courting to the evaluation of dietary prestige of populations and subclinical malnutrition within the aged. themes comprise detection of dietary osteomalacia; epidemiological process within the evaluate of the dietary prestige of populations; and vitamin-D deficiency and osteomalacia. The publication additionally takes a glance on the biochemical tools and findings in U.S.A. surveys and deficiencies of folic acid within the aged.
The ebook examines the medical survey of aged humans from a dietary point of view; medical symptoms and their actual dating to nutrition C deficiency; and leucocyte diet C degrees in aged sufferers as regards to nutritional consumption and scientific findings. The dietary difficulties within the aged within the usa and the matter of conserving supplements in medical institution nutrition also are underscored.
The choice is a in charge resource of knowledge for nutritionists and readers attracted to the healthiness and foodstuff of the aged.

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A. N. EXTON-SMITH (University College Hospital): Really I cannot answer Dr. Durnin's query very adequately. We fully realize the difficulties in certain cases where this parameter was not a very good one, but I hope in the Camden survey which is now being undertaken that we shall try to use other parameters as an index of the adequacy of nutrient intakes. A. S U R V E Y S M. BRIN FOLLOWING the recognition and the identification of the structure of the many micronutrients which are essential for human life, including the minerals and the vitamins, the medical profession became proficient in the diagnosis of clinical disease states which may result from severe deficiencies of these essential materials.

Med. , 3, 112 (1967). 20. GIRDWOOD, R. , / . med. Lab. , 20, 26 (1963). 21. GIRDWOOD, R. H . , Proc. Nutr. Soc, 27, 101 (1968). 22. BUTTERWORTH, C. , and FROMMEYER, W. , / . din. , 42, 1929 (1963). 45 GENERAL DISCUSSION—PART II DR. J. L. BURN (Salford): Investigations are at present being made into the ascorbic levels of people of pensionable age in a city which has more than its fair share of social and health problems. To date estimations have been carried out on 254 persons who live in their own homes or in homes for the aged in the city.

2, 843 (1965). 14. LEEVY, C. , and BAKER, H . , Am. J. din. , 17, 259 (1965). 15. , Br. med. , 2, 1061 (1965). 16. 17. 18. 19. HURDLE, A. D . F . , and WILLIAMS, T. C. , Br. med. / „ 2, 202 (1966). , SPRAY, G . H . , BOLTON, F . , Br. med. , 2, 667 (1967). GIRDWOOD, R. H . , THOMSON, A. D . , Br. med. , 2, 670 (1967). , Br. med. , 3, 112 (1967). 20. GIRDWOOD, R. , / . med. Lab. , 20, 26 (1963). 21. GIRDWOOD, R. H . , Proc. Nutr. Soc, 27, 101 (1968). 22. BUTTERWORTH, C. , and FROMMEYER, W. , / .

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