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Nutrition and Exercise: A Personalised Approach

  • Sital Harris
Chapter

Abstract

  • The use of clinical tools to assess nutritional status has a valid role to make decisions about the individual nutritional needs and early nutritional intervention.

  • Exercise for older people is an essential therapy for mental and physical well-being.

  • A holistic approach to personal nutrition considers faith, personal wishes, ethical view, personal food behaviours and preferences.

  • The art to personal nutrition involves regular meal planning and targeting specific nutrients based on individual needs.

  • Personal exercise and nutritional plans contribute to good glycaemic control and healthy ageing

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older PeopleLutonUK

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