Culture, Community, and Health [Monteverde Institute]

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¿Lo que no mata, engorda? : Un perfil exploratorio de la nutrición en personas mayores de la región de Monteverde

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August 2010

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Abstract

This research seeks to explore the nutritional profile of older generations living in and around Santa Elena and San Luis, Monteverde Region, Costa Rica as impacted by increased globalization. An additional goal of this study is to determine a baseline of factors that contribute to food selections among older generations. This research further seeks to understand generational changes in perceptions of food and to explore nutritional knowledge among older people in the region.

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Esta investigación tiene como objetivo explorar el perfil nutricional de las generaciones mayores que viven en los alrededores de Santa Elena y San Luis, Region de Monteverde, Costa Rica impactado por la creciente globalizacion. Un objetivo adicional de este estudio es determinar una linea base de los factores que contribuyen a la selección de alimentos entre las generaciones mayores. Esta investigación busca entender los cambios generacionales en la percepción de los alimentos y explorar el conocimiento nutricional entre las personas mayores en la region.

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Older people--Nutrition, Adultos mayores--Nutricion, Food preferences, Preferencias de alimentos, Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Monteverde Zone, Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Zona de Monteverde, Community Health 2010, Salud Comunitaria 2010

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Older people--Nutrition; Adultos mayores--Nutricion; Food preferences; Preferencias de alimentos; Community Health 2010; Salud Comunitaria 2010

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Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Monteverde Zone; Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Zona de Monteverde

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Monteverde Institute

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M38-00078

¿Lo que no mata, engorda? : an exploratory profile of elderly nutrition in the Monteverde Region

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