Low protein intake, muscle strength and physical performance in the very old: the Newcastle 85+ Study

Antoneta Granic, Nuno Mendonca, Avan Aihie Sayer, Tom R Hill, Karen Davies, Ashley Adamson, Mario Siervo, John C Mathers, Carol Jagger Clinical Nutrition 2017 Nov 9 (Article in Press). As they age adults experience a progressive decline in muscle mass and strength which puts them at increased risk of falls, frailty, disability and death. Physical inactivity […]

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Prevalence and determinants of low protein intake in very old adults: Insights from the Newcastle 85+ Study

Nuno Mendonça, Antoneta Granic, John C. Mathers, Tom R. Hill, Mario Siervo, Ashley J. Adamson, Carol Jagger European Journal of Nutrition 2017 Sep 25. doi: 10.1007/s00394-017-1537-5. [Epub ahead of print] The very old, those aged 85 years and older, are the fastest growing age group in most western societies and are at especially high risk of […]

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Poor appetite and dietary intake in community-dwelling older adults

S. van der Meij , H. A.H. Wijnhoven , J. S. Lee, D. K. Houston, T. Hue, T. B. Harris, S. B. Kritchevsky , B. Newman , M. Visser Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, accepted for publication on 31-5-2017 Poor appetite is a problem in many older adults and is associated with unintentional weight loss […]

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Protein Intake and Mobility Limitation in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: the Health ABC Study.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Garcia K, Visser M, Rubin S, Harris TB, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB; Health ABC Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Mar 17. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14856 In this study we investigated the protein intake of 1.998 older adults (70-79 years) who are living in the United States and who participate in the Health, […]

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The intestinal microbiota, energy balance, and malnutrition: emphasis on the role of short-chain fatty acids.

Fluitman, K. S., De Clercq, N. C., Keijser, B. J. F., Visser, M., Nieuwdorp, M., & Ijzerman, R. G. (2017). The intestinal microbiota, energy balance, and malnutrition: emphasis on the role of short-chain fatty acids. Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism, 12(3), 215-226. doi: 10.1080/17446651.2017.1318060   Over the last decades, increasing attention is being directed […]

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