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Physical activity, energy requirements, and adequacy of dietary intakes of older persons in a rural Filipino community

Maria Grace D Risonar1, Pura Rayco-Solon1*, Judy D Ribaya-Mercado2, Juan Antonio A Solon3, Aegina B Cabalda1, Lorena W Tengco1 and Florentino S Solon1

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1 Nutrition Center of the Philippines, Taguig City, Philippines

2 Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

3 University of the Philippines, Ermita District, Manila, Philippines

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Nutrition Journal 2009, 8:19  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-19

Published: 4 May 2009

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Energy and macronutrient intakes of the study participants, by age and gender. Significant differences in the intake of energy, protein and carbohydrates (but not fat intake) with increasing age was seen using multiple logistic regression analysis, controlling for age, gender and SES.

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Micronutrient intakes of the study participants, by age, gender and SES score. Intakes of iron, niacin, riboflavin, thiamin, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin C were not significantly different by age, sex or socio-economic status, except for vitamin A intake which was significantly higher for those with the highest SES.

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