Nutritional status of centenarians assessed by activity and anthropometric, hematological and biochemical characteristics.

@article{Chan1997NutritionalSO,
  title={Nutritional status of centenarians assessed by activity and anthropometric, hematological and biochemical characteristics.},
  author={Y C Chan and Makoto Suzuki and Shigeru Yamamoto},
  journal={Journal of nutritional science and vitaminology},
  year={1997},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={73-81}
}
For the maintenance of good health of very old people such as centenarians, nutrition is very important. However, the information on their nutritional status is very limited. In this study, we evaluated the nutritional status of centenarians by comparison with elderly in their 70 s and young adults. Volunteer subjects were comprised of 71 centenarians (51 females, 20 males) who were not bed ridden, 84 elderly in their 70 s (51 females, 33 males) who had no specific health problems and 27… CONTINUE READING