Effectiveness of a nutrition education and physical fitness training program in lowering lipid levels in the black elderly.

@article{Doshi1994EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a nutrition education and physical fitness training program in lowering lipid levels in the black elderly.},
  author={Neema Doshi and Roberta Hurley and M. E. Betsy Garrison and I S Stombaugh and E J Rebovich and Lois Ann Wodarski and L S Farris},
  journal={Journal of nutrition for the elderly},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={23-33}
}
A multidisciplinary nutrition education and fitness training program was tested for its effectiveness in lowering lipid profiles of elderly clients through dietary modification and exercise. The program served 31 free-living, predominantly female, black elderly aged 56-88 years. Dietary, anthropometric, biochemical, and fitness assessments were performed before and after the 10-week, biweekly program. Significant decreases (p < 0.05) were seen in waist circumference, total cholesterol (TC), low… CONTINUE READING

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