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

April, 17th 2007: Biweekly Highlights
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.

Of Special Interest

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

State of Diabetes Complications in America 2007

AARP’s Best Books Series

The Aging Workforce

Aging, The Individual, and Society

Crown of life: Dynamics of the Early Postretirement Period

Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions

Policies to Promote Labor Force Participation of Older People


Beydoun MA, Kaufman JS, Satia JA, Rosamond W, Folsom AR. Plasma n-3 fatty acids and the risk of cognitive decline in older adults: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85:1103-11.

Bishop AJ, Martin P, Poon L. Happiness and congruence in older adulthood: a structural model of life satisfaction. Aging Ment Health. 2006;10:445-53.

Geron SM, Keefe B. Moving evidence-based interventions to populations: a case study using social workers in primary care. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2006;25:95-113.

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.

Kontogianni MD, Panagiotakos DB, Chrysohoou C, Pitsavos C, Zampelas A, Stefanadis C. The impact of olive oil consumption pattern on the risk of acute coronary syndromes: the CARDIO2000 case-control study. Clin Cardiol. 2007;30:125-9.

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.

Ruhl CE, Harris TB, Ding J, Goodpaster BH, Kanaya AM, Kritchevsky SB, Simonsick EM, Tylavsky FA, Everhart JE. Body mass index and serum leptin concentration independently estimate percentage body fat in older adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85:1121-6.

Ruxton CH, Gardner EJ, Walker D. Can pure fruit and vegetable juices protect against cancer and cardiovascular disease too? A review of the evidence. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2006;57:249-72.

Taubert D, Roesen R, Schomig E. Effect of cocoa and tea intake on blood pressure: a meta-analysis. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:626-34.

van Gelder BM, Tijhuis M, Kalmijn S, Kromhout D. Fish consumption, n-3 fatty acids, and subsequent 5-y cognitive decline in elderly men: the zutphen elderly study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85:1142-7.

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