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Aging and older people

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

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...

Dietary Protein and Preservation of Physical Functioning Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults in the Framingham Offspring Study. 14/08/2018

Mustafa J Ellison RC Singer MR Bradlee ML Kalesan B Holick MF Moore LL Abstract    Dietary protein may help prevent age-related declines in strength and functional capacity. This study examines the...

Intake of Different Dietary Proteins and Risk of Heart Failure in Men 29/05/2018

Abstract Background  Animal and plant protein intakes have indicated opposite associations with cardiovascular mortality risk. Whether dietary proteins are associated with risk of heart failure (HF)...

British eggs: Back on the menu for all 13/02/2018

Abstract This article updates the latest guidance and research on the suitability of eggs as a good source of nutrition for particular population groups. This follows the publication of two important...

Peripheral skeleton bone strength is positively correlated with total and dairy protein intakes in healthy postmenopausal women 02/08/2017

Abstract Background Bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) are positively correlated with dietary protein intakes, which account for 1–8% of BMC and BMD variances. However, the...