Anorexia of aging and gut hormones.

  title={Anorexia of aging and gut hormones.},
  author={Deniz Atalayer and Nerys M. Astbury},
  journal={Aging and disease},
  volume={4 5},
We are expected to live longer than if we had been born 100 years ago however, the additional years are not necessarily spent in good health or free from disability. Body composition changes dramatically over the course of life. There is a gradual increase in body weight throughout adult life until the age of about 60-65 years. In contrast, body weight appears to decrease with age after the age of 65-75 years, even in those demonstrating a previous healthy body weight. This age related decrease… CONTINUE READING