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Exercise and diet: implications for the elderly

Exercise and diet: implications for the elderly


Jane Griffin
BSc(Nutrition) RD RNutr
Sports Dietitian and Nutrition Consultant

In 2004 the Chief Medical Officer produced a report At Least Five a Week which provided evidence on the impact of physical activity and its relationship to health.(1) The chapter on the benefits of physical activity for older adults makes for particularly interesting reading. Anybody with ideas that they are too old to start being more physically active should certainly think again.

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