Appetite for life: reflections on how to increase food intake in the elderly

Karin Wendin, Wender Bredie, Isabelle Maitre, Imke Matullat, Viktoria Olsson, Stefanie Kremer, Agnes Giboreau, Oydis Ueland

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Maintaining appetite for foods at old and very old age is important for keeping a reasonable healthstatus and quality of life in this growing group of citizens. Since the personal health status and livingcondition change for people at higher age a loss of independence in the way they are accustomed toprepare and consume foods is often a consequence. This may lead to changes in consumptionpatterns and a deteriorated living condition. Full attention should be given to different approacheson how quality of life and appetite for food can be maintained in this group of citizens. The presentshort communication addresses this topic from multiple angles and presents the results from adiscussion by experts on the topic.

OriginalspråkEngelska
Sidor (från-till)25-33
Antal sidor8
TidskriftMENU, Journal of Food & Hospitality Research
Volym6
UtgåvaNovember
StatusPublicerad - 2017

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