publication . Article . 2014

Dietary intake and nutritional status in cancer patients: comparing adults and older adults

Gómez Valiente da Silva, Henyse; Fonseca de Andrade, Camila; Seixas Bello Moreira, Annie;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2014 Journal: Nutrición Hospitalaria, volume 29, issue 4, pages 907-912 (issn: 0212-1611, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Arán Ediciones, S. L.
Objective: Evaluate the nutrient intake and nutritional status of food in cancer patients admitted to a university hospital, with comparison of adult and older adult age category Methods: Cross-sectional study. This study involved cancer patients admitted to a hospital in 2010. Dietary habits were collected using a Brazilian food frequency questionnaire. Participants were divided in two groups: adults or older adults and in 4-cancer category: hematologic, lung, gastrointestinal and others. Body Mass Index evaluated nutritional status. Results: A total of 86 patients with a mean age of 56.5 years, with 55% males and 42% older adults were evaluated. The older adul...
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free text keywords: Dieta, Cáncer, Hábitos de vida, Estado nutricional, Adultos mayores, Diet, Cancer, Lifestyle habits, Nutritional status, Older adults, lcsh:Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases, lcsh:RC620-627
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