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

April, 4th 2007: Biweekly Highlights
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.


Of Special Interest

AoA

FY2005 U.S. Profile of OAA Programs

Communicating with Older Adults

Older Americans Month - May 2007 (Materials now available)

HHS

Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH

Your Guide to Lowering Your Cholesterol with TLC

CDC

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Adults - U.S. 2005

NIH

Looking for individuals to participate in Exploratory Trials in Parkinson's Disease

National Association of State Units on Aging

New State Aging Information Systems Management Study

Meeting

2007 National Prevention and Health Promotion Summit: Creating a Culture of Wellness, HHS & CDC

Research

Featured article:

Kim K, Frongillo EA. Participation in food assistance programs modifies the relation of food insecurity with weight and depression in elders. J Nutr. 2007;137:1005-10.

Others:

Bere E. Wild berries: a good source of omega-3. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007;61:431-3.

Beydoun MA, Wang Y. How do socio-economic status, perceived economic barriers and nutritional benefits affect quality of dietary intake among US adults? Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Mar 7; [Epub ahead of print]

Dolan CM, Kraemer H, Browner W, Ensrud K, Kelsey JL. Associations between body composition, anthropometry, and mortality in women aged 65 years and older. AJPH First Look, published online ahead of print Mar 29, 2007.

Fox CS, Coady S, Sorlie PD, D'Agostino RB Sr, Pencina MJ, Vasan RS, Meigs JB, Levy D, Savage PJ. Increasing cardiovascular disease burden due to diabetes mellitus: the Framingham Heart Study. Circulation. 2007;115:1544-50.

Kim K, Frongillo EA. Participation in food assistance programs modifies the relation of food insecurity with weight and depression in elders. J Nutr. 2007;137:1005-10.

Lengyel I, Flinn JM, Peto T, Linkous DH, Cano K, Bird AC, Lanzirotti A, Frederickson CJ, van Kuijk FJ. High concentration of zinc in sub-retinal pigment epithelial deposits. Exp Eye Res. 2007;84:772-80.

Loikas S, Koskinen P, Irjala K, Lopponen M, Isoaho R, Kivela SL, Pelliniemi TT. Vitamin B12 deficiency in the aged: a population-based study. Age Ageing. 2007;36:177-83.

Manios Y, Moschonis G, Katsaroli I, Grammatikaki E, Tanagra S. Changes in diet quality score, macro- and micronutrients intake following a nutrition education intervention in postmenopausal women. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2007;20:126-31.

Michael RI, Olmstead R, Oxman MN. Augmenting immune responses to varicella zoster virus in older adults: a randomized, controlled trial of Tai Chi. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:511–517.

Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH, Corrada MM. Type of alcohol consumed, changes in intake over time and mortality: the Leisure World Cohort Study. Age Ageing. 2007;36:203-9.

Rahman A, Sawyer Baker P, Allman RM, Zamrini E. Dietary factors and cognitive impairment in community-dwelling elderly. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:49-54.

Touillaud MS, Thiebaut AC, Fournier A, Niravong M, Boutron-Ruault MC, Clavel-Chapelon F. Dietary lignan intake and postmenopausal breast cancer risk by estrogen and progesterone receptor status. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007;99:475-86.

Waters D, Clark RM, Greene CM, Contois JH, Fernandez ML. Change in plasma lutein after egg consumption is positively associated with plasma cholesterol and lipoprotein size but negatively correlated with body size in postmenopausal women. J Nutr. 2007;137:959-63.

Wold RS, Wayne SJ, Waters DL, Baumgartner RN. Behaviors underlying the use of nonvitamin nonmineral dietary supplements in a healthy elderly cohort. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:3-7.


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