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Where Does Food Processing Fit in a “Real Food” World? Benefits to the Clinical Patient
Kari Ryan, PhD, RD, Abbott Nutrition R&D, Ohio, USA
The top trends in foods are “clean/clear” labels, natural processing, and whole or real foods. In healthcare, the consumer’s desir...
Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Malnutrition: New HEOR Insights
Scott Goates, PhD Abbott Nutrition Research and Development Columbus, Ohio, USA
Dr. Goates describes a health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) analysis of estimated lifetime data from the multicenter, ran...
With the priority on protein, how should we think about carbohydrate and fat?
Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD The Health Geek, LLC
Older adults should consider proteins and complex carbohydrates as their primary nutrients, and only consume simple carbs and fat ...
Workshops: Sarcopenia and Obesity; Sarcopenia and Inflammation; Sarcopenia and Training
Juergen M. Bauer, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Friedrich – University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany Marjolein Visser, VU University, and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands Jeffrey R. Stout, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, US
Read a brief synopsis of the three workshops offered at the meeting, on various topics related to aging and sarcopenia.
Xanthophyll-Binding Proteins in Human Macula and Their Potential Roles in Infant Macular Development
Paul S. Bernstein, MD, PhD
A growing body of evidence suggests that the macular xanthophylls help guard against age-related macular degeneration. Dr. Bernste...

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