Growth and Ageing

Mark L. Wahlqvist, Prasong Tienboon

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6 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNutrition and Metabolism: Second Edition
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)9781405168083
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Cell growth and division - four successive phases of typical cell cycle
  • Cellular aspects of growth and death - and cell division
  • Growth and ageing
  • Growth and development in children and adolescents - changes in body composition
  • Growth, acquisition of tissue - concomitant increase in body size
  • Growth, nutritional status in pre-adult years
  • Nutrition, role in human growth - and development throughout life
  • Nutritionally vulnerable older adults - and popular 'tea 'n' toast' myth
  • Undernutrition effects - and undernourishment, inadequate dietary intake not the sole cause
  • Zinc deficiency, major intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR)

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