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Nutrition Concerns for Aging Populations

Nutrition Concerns for Aging Populations

Moderated by Johanna Dwyer of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Jean Mayer U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, this session included four presentations. Katherine Tucker, also of the Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University, spoke about diet quality issues in aging populations. Stephen Barnes of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, discussed functional foods (i.e., foods with health benefits beyond what their traditional nutrients provide) and the challenge of bioavailability. He emphasized that not all functional foods, like soy, are necessarily alike with respect to their health-promoting benefits, depending on how they are processed. Luigi Fontana of Washington University, St.... Show More


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Delaney La Rosa
Delaney La Rosa (Faculty)
2 years ago
The link goes to a generic site now and I couldn't locate the materials.
Cathy Swift
Cathy Swift (Administrator)
2 years ago
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