Conference Summaries

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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...
You Are What You Eat: Nutrition and the Newborn Brain
Terrie Inder, MD Washington University in St Louis Professor in Pediatrics, Neurology and Radiology St Louis Children’s Hospital St Louis, MO, USA
A mother’s nutritional habits while she carries her baby can have huge impacts on the long-term health of her child. This presenta...

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