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Aging and older people

This page contains links to the latest individual pieces of research on eggs and exercise.

Prospective associations of protein intake parameters with muscle strength and physical performance in community-dwelling older men and women from the Quebec NuAge cohort 08/02/2021

Hengeveld, L.M., Chevalier, S., Visser, M., Gaudreau, P., Presse, N., 29 January 2021, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqaa360 Abstract: Background...

A positive effect of egg consumption on macular pigment and healthy vision: a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials 02/02/2021

Sikaroudi, M.K., Saraf-Bank, S., Clayton, Z.S., Soltani, S., 24 January 2021, J Sci Food Agric., https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.11109. Abstract Background: Increasing macular pigment optical density (...

Dietary lutein plus zeaxanthin and choline intake is interactively associated with cognitive flexibility in middle-adulthood in adults with overweight and obesity 28/01/2021

Edwards, C.G., Walk, A.M., Thompson, S.V., Reeser, G.E., Dilger, R.N., Erdman Jr, J.W., Burd, N.A., Holscher, H.D., Khan, N.A. 15 January 2021, An International Journal on Nutrition, Diet and Nervous...

Dietary leucine requirement of older men and women is higher than current recommendations 04/01/2021

Szwiega, S., Pencharz, P.B., Rafii, M., Lebarron, M., Chang, J., Ball, R.O., Kong, D., Xu, L., Elango, R., Courtney-Martin, G., 16 December 2020, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, doi: ...

A Review of Nutritional Requirements of Adults Aged ≥ 65 Years in the UK 13/11/2020

Dorrington, N., Fallaize, R., Hobbs, D.A., Weech,  M., Lovegrove, J.A., 8 June 2020, A Review of Nutritional Requirements of Adults Aged ≥ 65 Years in the UK, The Journal of Nutrition, Volume 150,...

The provision of recipes and single-use herb/spice packets to increase egg and protein intake in community-dwelling older adults: a randomised controlled trial 01/09/2020

Van den Huevel, E., Murphy, J.L, Appleton, K.M. Objective: This study investigated the impact of recipe and single-use herb/spice packet provision on egg intake and protein intake in community-...

Food-First Approach to Enhance the Regulation of Post-exercise Skeletal Muscle Protein Synthesis and Remodeling. Burd et al. Sports Med. 2019; 49(Suppl 1): 59–68. 22/01/2019

Abstract Protein recommendations are provided on a daily basis as defined by the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) at 0.80 g protein/kg/day. However, meal-based, as opposed to daily, dietary...

Maternal choline supplementation ameliorates Alzheimer’s disease pathology by reducing brain homocysteine levels across multiple generations. Velazquez R, et al. Mol Psychiatry. 2019; Epub ahead of print. 08/01/2019

Abstract The lack of effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD) is alarming, considering the number of people currently affected by this disorder and the projected increase over the next few...

Could Eggs Help Increase Dietary Protein Intake in Older Adults? – Exploring Reasons for the Consumption and Non-Consumption of Eggs in People over 55 years old 28/09/2018

Emmy van den Heuvel, PhD, Jane L. Murphy, PhD, & Katherine M. Appleton, PhD https://doi.org/10.1080/21551197.2018.1505577 Abstract Compared to other protein-rich foods, eggs are of soft texture,...

Sarcopenia: revised European consensus on definition and diagnosis 24/09/2018

Alfonso J Cruz-Jentoft, Gülistan Bahat, Jürgen Bauer, Yves Boirie, Olivier Bruyère, Tommy Cederholm,  Cyrus Cooper, Francesco Landi, Yves Rolland, Avan Aihie Sayer, Stéphane M Schneider, Cornel C...