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GP, Dr Gill Jenkins explains the dietary advice she gives older patients, including: maintaining intake levels which are sufficient for activity levels; having a balanced diet; and taking supplements if needed.
GP, Dr Gill Jenkins discusses the economic effect poor nutrition can have on the individual and the nation.
GP, Dr Gill Jenkins discusses how we are more prone to health problems as we age including; immune problems, efficiency of organ function and maintaing muscle strength.
Dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton explains The Hidden Health Challenges report. She discusses the importance of diet as we age noting that while we are living longer, we are spending about 20% of our adult lives in poor health.
Dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton discusses the importance of diet for health and wellbeing as we age.
Dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton discusses the reasons why it is more difficult to get vital vitamins and minerals as we age.
Dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton discusses why diet is important as we age.
Dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton discusses a review by the Health Supplements Information Service, published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, which found that nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, calcium and vitamin D all help to support healthy ageing.
A critical new report on the nutritional status of the nation’s over-50s reveals that many adults desperately need advice on how to eat for their age and should be taking a daily multivitamin to bridge dietary gaps. The Hidden Health Challenges report, written by an expert panel and including opinions from Professor Katherine Appleton, … Continued
A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) shows that continuing to take folate supplements throughout pregnancy could be beneficial for children’s cognitive development. Women who are planning a pregnancy are advised to take 400 microgram folic acid supplements daily for three months before conceiving and until the end of the first trimester of pregnancy … Continued