Nutrition Intelligence and Promoting Health in the Elderly

Authors

  • Pornpavee Khamluang Srisaket Health Promoting Hospital
  • Payon Inmanee Silaphet Health Promoting Hospital

Keywords:

Health promotion, Elderly, Nutrition

Abstract

The elderly are at high risk of malnutrition. Physical deterioration with age makes more sensitive to external stimuli. It is easy to get the disease. Getting good nutrition and age-appropriate will benefit the elderly. Good food and nutrition can prevent or slow down disease progression. It will also help reduce the burden of health care costs on the elderly. Diseases in the elderly can be prevented, modified or corrected with good nutrition. Not only will nutrition knowledge create health in the elderly, but also improves their quality of life. In addition, nutritional intelligence is very vital in helping to reduce the risk factors for disease in the elderly. Therefore, it can be seen that nutrition in the elderly is necessary for the health of the elderly. By acquiring the correct nutrition knowledge, the elderly can access nutrition information and develop their nutritional status appropriately, thereby improving their health and reducing the risk of disease through good nutrition.

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Published

2022-04-26

How to Cite

Khamluang พ., & Inmanee พ. . (2022). Nutrition Intelligence and Promoting Health in the Elderly. EAU Heritage Journal Science and Technology, 16(1), 16–27. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/EAUHJSci/article/view/251085

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