Elderly

Active and healthy ageing: The importance of nutrition to add healthy life years

09 September 2014

The Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission's in-house science service, has published a science and policy report highlighting the importance of diet and nutrition in increasing healthy life years...


Addressing degenerative ageing with long-term and comprehensive dietary studies

06 May 2014

Researchers from the NU-AGE project have published a special issue in the journal Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, which summarises new methods to tackle a key factor of ageing in elderly people - inflammation...


Food safety and the elderly

03 November 2003

Although often not recognised, susceptibility to foodborne illness increases with age. Thus, food safety is a particular concern for the elderly.