From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:

September 15th, 2006: Biweekly Highlights
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.


Of Special Interest

2005 White House Conference on Aging Final Report

Resources and Web links

The National Academies Press

Dietary Reference Intakes: The essential guide to nutrient requirements

5aDay

Eat a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables every day.

How many fruits and vegetables do you need? (brochure)

How to use fruits and vegetables to help manage your weight.

Research

Butler J, Rodondi N, Zhu Y, Figaro K, Fazio S, Vaughan DE, Satterfield S, Newman AB, Goodpaster B, Bauer DC, Holvoet P, Harris TB, de Rekeneire N, Rubin S, Ding J, Kritchevsky SB; Health ABC Study. Metabolic syndrome and the risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Apr 18;47:1595-602.

Chaves PH, Garrett ES, Fried LP. Predicting the risk of mobility difficulty in older women with screening nomograms: the Women's Health and Aging Study II. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Sep 11;160:2525-33.

Dai Q, Borenstein AR, Wu Y, Jackson JC, Larson EB. Fruit and vegetable juices and Alzheimer's disease: the Kame Project. Am J Med. 2006 Sep;119:751-9.

Freedman VA, Hodgson N, Lynn J, Spillman BC, Waidmann T, Wilkinson AM, Wolf DA. Promoting declines in the prevalence of late-life disability: comparisons of three potentially high-impact interventions. Milbank Q. 2006;84:493-520.

Johnson DK, Wilkins CH, Morris JC. Accelerated weight loss may precede diagnosis in Alzheimer disease. Arch Neurol. 2006 Sep;63:1312-7.

Koopman R, Verdijk L, Manders RJ, Gijsen AP, Gorselink M, Pijpers E, Wagenmakers AJ, van Loon LJ. Co-ingestion of protein and leucine stimulates muscle protein synthesis rates to the same extent in young and elderly lean men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Sep;84:623-32.

Mitchell RE, Ash SL, McClelland JW. Nutrition education among low-income older adults: a randomized intervention trial in congregate nutrition sites. Health Educ Behav. 2006 Jun;33:374-92.

Reid IR, Mason B, Horne A, Ames R, Reid HE, Bava U, Bolland MJ, Gamble GD. Randomized controlled trial of calcium in healthy older women. Am J Med. 2006 Sep;119:777-85.

van Gelder BM, Buijsse B, Tijhuis M, Kalmijn S, Giampaoli S, Nissinen A, Kromhout D. Coffee consumption is inversely associated with cognitive decline in elderly European men: the FINE Study. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2006 Aug 16; [Epub ahead of print]

Vedrine N, Mathey J, Morand C, Brandolini M, Davicco MJ, Guy L, Remesy C, Coxam V, Manach C. One-month exposure to soy isoflavones did not induce the ability to produce equol in postmenopausal women. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2006 Sep;60:1039-45.

Visser M, Deeg DJ, Puts MT, Seidell JC, Lips P. Low serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in older persons and the risk of nursing home admission. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Sep;84:616-22.

Woo J, Lynn H, Lau WY, Leung J, Lau E, Wong SY, Kwok T. Nutrient intake and psychological health in an elderly Chinese population. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2006 Sep 5; [Epub ahead of print]


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