TUESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER, GALLERY ROOM 3

As we continue to face an ageing population, nutrition plays a critical role in ageing well. During this session speakers will explore the impact of nutritional interventions and exercise as a means of promoting healthy ageing. They will focus on dietary protein and discuss potential opportunities to help older adults achieve their recommended protein intake.

Chair: Professor Emma Stevenson, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, Newcastle University and Project Lead for 'Protein for Life'

10.30 - 10.50

Nutrition needs and wants of the 'healthy ager'

Dr Aisling Aherne, Nutrition Science Manager, Kerry Taste & Nutrition

10.50 - 11.10

The effects of nutraceuticals on the skin ageing process

Ayela Spiro, Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation

11.10 - 11.30

Protein for life: how do we maintain a healthy protein intake in an ageing population? 

Professor Emma Stevenson, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, Newcastle University and Project Lead for 'Protein for Life'

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11.30 - 11.50

Latest insight into relationship between exercise, diet and healthy ageing

Dr Oliver Witard, Senior Lecturer, Health and Exercise Science, University of Stirling

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11.50 - 12.00

Closing question and answer session

 

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