Lifecycle nutrition and cardiovascular health: the aged.

  title={Lifecycle nutrition and cardiovascular health: the aged.},
  author={Kumiko Kondo and Widjaja Lukito and Gayle S Savige},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={10 2},
As the world's population ages, cardiovascular health becomes increasing important. The ageing process gradually leads to a decline in the structure and function of the cardiovascular system. Other factors associated with ageing can hasten this decline, for instance, lifestyles that have become more sedentary. Additionally, the prevalence of hypertension, dyslipidaemia and diabetes, major risk factors for cardiovascular disease increase with age. Nutrition throughout the lifecycle can help… CONTINUE READING