From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
June 15th, 2007:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
2007 Innovation in Prevention Awards. To nominate a program or obtain additional information please visit http://www.prevent.org/awards2007.
2008 Conference of the National Council on Aging and the American Society on Aging. Check the www.agingconference.org for details.
Position of the American Dietetic Association: Food and Nutrition Professionals Can Implement Practices to Conserve Natural Resources and Support Ecological Sustainability. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007;107:1033-43.
Center for Health Policy Research Report: Falls, Disability and Food Insecurity Present Challenges to Healthy Aging
Barnes DE, Covinsky KE, Kuller LH, Lopez OL, Yaffe K. Predicting an individuals risk of developing dementia: the Cardiovascular Health Cognition Study. Presented at: Alzheimer's Association International Conference on the Prevention of Dementia; June 8-12, 2007; Washington, DC. Abstract 01-01-02.
Challa S, Sharkey JR, Chen M, Phillips CD. Association of resident, facility, and geographic characteristics with chronic undernutrition in a nationally represented sample of older residents in u.s. Nursing homes. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:179-84.
Dauchet L, Kesse E, Czernichow S, Bertrais S, Estaquio C, Peneau S, Vergnaud AC, Chat-Yung S, Castetbon K, Deschamps V, Brindel P, Hercberg S. Dietary patterns and blood pressure change over 5-y follow-up in the SU.VI.MAX cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85:1650-6.
Fournier LR, Ryan Borchers TA, Robison LM, Wiediger M, Park JS, Chew BP, McGuire MK, Sclar DA, Skaer TL, Beerman KA. The effects of soy milk and isoflavone supplements on cognitive performance in healthy, postmenopausal women. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:155-64.
Fujita S, Rasmussen BB, Cadenas JG, Drummond MJ, Glynn EL, Sattler FR, Volpi E. Aerobic exercise overcomes the age-related insulin resistance of muscle protein metabolism by improving endothelial function and Akt/mammalian target of rapamycin signaling. Diabetes. 2007;56:1615-22.
Gillette Guyonnet S, Abellan Van Kan G, Andrieu S, Barberger Gateau P, Berr C, Bonnefoy M, Dartigues JF, De Groot L, Ferry M, Galan P, Hercberg S, Jeandel C, Morris MC, Nourhashemi F, Payette H, Poulain JP, Portet F, Roussel AM, Ritz P, Rolland Y, Vellas B.
IANA task force on nutrition and cognitive decline with aging.
J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11:132-152.
Harris SS, Dawson-Hughes B. Reduced sun exposure does not explain the inverse association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D with percent body fat in older adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007; [Epub ahead of print].
Jacobs DR, Andersen LF, Blomhoff R. Whole-grain consumption is associated with a reduced risk of noncardiovascular, noncancer death attributed to inflammatory diseases in the Iowa Women's Health Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85:1606-14.
Kodama S, Tanaka S, Saito K, Shu M, Sone Y, Onitake F, Suzuki E, Shimano H, Yamamoto S, Kondo K, Ohashi Y, Yamada N, Sone H.
Effect of aerobic exercise training on serum levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: a meta-analysis.
Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:999-1008.
Marottoli RA, Allore H, Araujo KL, Iannone LP, Acampora D, Gottschalk M, Charpentier P, Kasl S, Peduzzi P. A randomized trial of a physical conditioning program to enhance the driving performance of older persons. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22:590-7.
Mortimer JA, Snowdon DA, Wu Y, Markesbery WR. Lower baseline weight and faster weight loss predict time to dement in the Nun Study. Presented at: Alzheimer's Association International Conference on the Prevention of Dementia; June 8-12, 2007; Washington, DC. Abstract P-049.
Parekh N, Chappell RJ, Millen AE, Albert DM, Mares JA. Association between vitamin D and age-related macular degeneration in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 through 1994. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007;125:661-9.
SanGiovanni JP, Chew EY, Clemons TE, Davis MD, Ferris FL 3rd, Gensler GR, Kurinij N, Lindblad AS, Milton RC, Seddon JM, Sperduto RD. Age-Related Eye Disease Study Research Group. The relationship of dietary lipid intake and age-related macular degeneration in a case-control study: AREDS Report No. 20. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007;125:671-9.
Schroeder ET, Wang Y, Castaneda-Sceppa C, Cloutier G, Vallejo AF, Kawakubo M, Jensky NE, Coomber S, Azen SP, Sattler FR. Reliability of maximal voluntary muscle strength and power testing in older men. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007;62:543-9.
Wicherts IS, van Schoor NM, Boeke AJ, Visser M, Deeg DJ, Smit J, Knol DL, Lips P. Vitamin D status predicts physical performance and its decline in older persons. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007;92:2058-65.
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