English   español  
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10261/114200
Share/Impact:
Statistics
logo share SHARE   Add this article to your Mendeley library MendeleyBASE
Visualizar otros formatos: MARC | Dublin Core | RDF | ORE | MODS | METS | DIDL
Exportar a otros formatos:

Title

Alzheimer's disease and nutrition | Alzheimer y la alimentación

AuthorsGonzález Gross, Marcela; Marcos, Ascensión ; Pietrzik, K.
Issue Date2002
PublisherAlpe
CitationNutricion Clinica y Dietetica Hospitalaria 22: 9- 14 (2002)
AbstractAlzheimer's disease is the most prevalent dementia in developed countries. Although there is a multifactorial origin, a better understanding of its pathophysiology strengthens the hypothesis about the implication of nutrition-related risk factors, as for example low levels of antioxidants and vitamins B6, B12 and folate, which are essential for homocysteine metabolic cycle. Early diagnosis is essential in order to maintain the patient in a functional state as long as possible. Energy and nutrient intake must be guaranteed, by food only or together with supplements, or even enteral nutrition. Though it is premature to talk about a nutritional prevention of dementia, supplementation of vitamins at physiological dosages could be indicated in people aged 60 and older with a good cost-benefit relationship.
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/114200
Identifiersissn: 0211-6057
Appears in Collections:(IF) Artículos
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
accesoRestringido.pdf15,38 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open
Show full item record
Review this work
 


WARNING: Items in Digital.CSIC are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.