Nutritional Requirements In Older People – Updates On The Current Practice And Research



This webinar provides an update of the current research into the protein needs of older people. Particularly, it focuses on recent expert recommendations suggesting older people have higher protein requirements, and that specific meal based or bolus protein amounts and protein source may be important factors. Nutrition and its role in stimulating muscle protein synthesis for the prevention and treatment of the geriatric syndromes of aging is also discussed.