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Muscle Ageing - Nutrition Interventions During Adulthood

Author(s): Sara Llamas-Moya, MSc, PhD

Ageing is an inevitable process affecting an increasing proportion of the world’s population due to increasing life expectancy worldwide. Delaying and/or reducing the rate of muscle ageing has been identified as a key strategy to minimise frailty and maintain independence in the elderly, with the goal of maximising quality of life during the golden years.

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The Role of Food in Maintaining Immune Health in Ageing

Author(s): Fiona McEvoy, PhD and Christine Loscher, PhD

Changes in our immune system may be responsible for many of the age-related changes we see in our bodies. Nutrition is one way that can support the immune system to guide us on our way to healthy ageing.

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Eradicating World Hunger: A Community-based Approach

Author(s): Eimear Gleeson, PhD, RD

An estimated 795 million people worldwide (roughly one in nine) are chronically undernourished, 161 million of which are children. Advances in community-based approaches using ready to use therapeutic foods (RUTFs) are helping address world hunger. RUTFs provide a great opportunity for innovation to improve delivery of vital food and nutrients to struggling populations.

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Nutritional Strategies to Promote Muscle and Joint Health

Author(s): Barbara Lyle, PhD

Nutrition plays a critical role in healthy aging, especially for muscle and joint tissues. Keeping these tissues healthy can improve quality of life as we age by helping us maintain mobility and independence.

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Snacking: Indulgent or Essential to a Healthy Diet?

Author(s): Mindy Hermann, MBA, RDN

As the lives of consumers become more hectic, the frequency of snacking is on the rise. Research shows that the type of snacks selected determines if snacks are a help or a hindrance to a healthy diet.

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Changing EU Legislation On Foods For Particular Nutritional Uses

Author(s): Sarah Burke, PhD

July 2016 will bring important changes in the regulation of nutritional or dietetic products in the European Union. Foods previously exempt from certain regulations by PARNUTs legislation will now have to comply with all regulation specific to general foods, such as nutrition and health claims, food fortification, and food supplements.

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Introducing Wellmune an Immune Health Ingredient

Author(s): Donald J. Cox, PhD, RD

What does Wellmune do, what is its mechanism of action and how does it affect innate immunity? Download this whitepaper to find the answers to these questions and find a summary of human clinical studies on Wellmune.

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The Changing Face of Global Eating Patterns

Author(s): Niamh O’Shaughnessy, MSc.

Food choices and eating habits have changed dramatically around the world over the past fifty years. Our diets have been influenced by a range of factors; technologies in our kitchen, modes of transport supplying our shops, media, government as well as trade and migration.

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The Hyprol™ Sports Drink Concept for Improved Muscle Energy

Author(s): André Siemensma and Dr Marcel Hakkaart

Both glucose availability and insulin concentrations in the blood determine the rate of glucose uptake and glycogen synthesis in skeletal muscles. After endurance or high-intensity exercise, athletes have used up their glycogen reserves.

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Forging New Frontiers for Nutritional Beverages

Author(s): Declan Goode

Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder in the world; 65% of the world’s population live in countries where overweight and obesity are major contributors to mortality.

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Delivering Nutrition as Nature Intended

Author(s): Satya S Jonnalagadda, Ph.D., MBA, RD

Breast milk is undoubtedly the best option for infants, but there are times when a mother’s milk is not available. In such cases, infant formula takes the lead and offers a nutrient-packed alternative.

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Eat Your Way to Healthy Ageing

Author(s): Sarah De Quadros, Satya S Jonnalagadda, Ph.D., MBA, RD

Asia’s ageing population and wide socioeconomic disparities have created a wide range of health concerns for its people. Latest developments and trends suggest that nutritional science and healthy ageing can be promoted through diets.

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