Eating Right at Midlife & Beyond

Recognizes the physiological changes that typically occur with age. Describes the programmed and error theories of aging. Recognizes the contribution of genetics to individual lifespan. Explains oxidative stress and the role of antioxidants in combating it. Lists the sources of antioxidants and the foods that provide the best antioxidant benefits. Outlines a healthy eating plan for older adults.
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Hour 1

  1.    What is Old Age?
  2.    How Do We Age?
  3.    Why We Age

 

Hour 2

  1.    The Biochemistry of Aging: Oxidative Stress
  2.    The Biochemistry of Aging: Protein Cross Linking
  3.    Nutritional Oxidative Protection and Stress

 

Hour 3

  1.    Changes In Eating Habits With Age
  2.    An Optimal Diet for Older Adults
  3.    Conclusion

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the physiological changes that typically occur with age.
  2. Describe the programmed and error theories of aging.
  3. Recognize the contribution of genetics to individual lifespan.
  4. Explain oxidative stress and the role of antioxidants in combating it.
  5. List the sources of antioxidants and the foods that provide the best antioxidant benefits.
  6. Outline a healthy eating plan for older adults.
Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 51
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