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he Rt Hon. Stephen Dorrell, Chair of the NHS Confederation and former Secretary of State for Health and former Chair of the Health Select Committee, and Dwayne Johnson, Director of Adult Social

 

Functional foods could play an important role in supporting older people’s health says a report published this week by the International Longevity Centre-UK.

Functional foods

Publications

Dehydration is an unnecessary and potentially dangerous state for those experiencing it.

Functional foods can play a role in supporting older people’s health says ILC-UK report.

Personalisation, Nutrition and the Role of Community Meals

This policy brief is the third and final publication of a series focusing on policies addressing obesity in the UK.

Two of the most challenging public heath problems that account for significant morbidity and mortality are smoking and obesity. Over the last 20 years, while smoking prevalence rates have declined,

Obesity is a major public health problem in the UK. This report provides a comprehensive review of innovations and problems in tackling this challenge in light of devolution.

A comprehensive set of policy recommendations for tackling the forgotten problem of malnutrition in the community setting, specifically among older people.

Events

ILC-UK organised a roundtable meeting on "Older people and functional foods" on Thursday 31 March from 13.00- 15.30.

ILC-UK organised a Roundtable meeting on "Older people and functional foods" on Wednesday 9 March from 10.30 - 13.00.

Preventing Malnutrition in Older People in the Community: What Works?

The majority of malnutrition occurs in the community; older people are at particular risk and much of malnutrition is preventable.