More than one in five of the population are already over 60, and is predicted to rise by over 40% in the next two decades. Older people have a higher risk of malnutrition, due to life experiences but also because their nutritional needs change. This session will examine nutritional intervention strategies to improve nutritional care in older people and review the latest product innovations to meet the needs of an increasingly older population. 

Chair: Mike Iddon, Owner, Insight and Advice Ltd

14.15 – 14.35

Helping older people achieve and maintain a healthy diet for a long and healthy life

Dr Liz Williams, Senior Lecturer, The University of Sheffield Medical School

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14.35 – 14.55

Food behaviour in elderly people

Virginie Van Wymelbeke, Senior Scientist, Dijon University Hospital and Researcher in Nutrition, INRA

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14.55 – 15.15

Protein for Life: towards a focused dietary framework for healthy ageing

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

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15.15 – 15.30 Question and answer session

 

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