There is a need for public health strategies and products to address Europe's rapidly ageing population – but how easy is it to market such products when nobody wants to admit that they’re getting old?
Daily supplements of curcumin – the natural pigment that gives the spice turmeric its yellow color – may support healthy aging, with two new studies indicating benefits for arterial aging and cognition.
Nutritional intervention can dramatically reduce incidents of dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing) and malnutrition among the elderly that costs public healthcare systems hundreds of millions of dollars, a Nestlé Nutrition Institute-organised conference...
Early next century there will be more Europeans over 60 years old
than under 20. A major European funded project currently underway
will examine the factors that determine food choice and acceptance
for older people in a bid to improve...
A new EU-funded project, Vitage, is to examine the importance of
fat-soluble vitamins (vitamins A and E and carotenoids) in healthy
elderly men. Scientists hope that the research will provide a sound
scientific basis to implement...
Why do individuals in certain families live longer than others? Is
there a genetic type that will dictate a long life? Recent findings
published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
this week suggest that this may...