Nutritional needs change with age. Extra attention should be paid to adequate intake of protein, as it helps maintain muscle mass and bone health. The diet of elderly persons must be varied to support well-being and functionality—in other words, to enhance their quality of life.
Changes in the sense of taste and smell mean that food products for the elderly need to taste especially good. With Valio’s high protein nutritional ingredients and recipe expertise, you can develop nutritious and delicious food products that support healthy ageing.
Let’s grow old with safe and sustainable nutrition that tastes good!
Older adults want to age healthily and enjoy good food. Phospholipids play an important role in cognitive ageing. Valio’s Nutrition Research Manager Anu Turpeinen talks about how food manufacturers can use phospholipids to create desirable products for the rapidly ageing population.Listen to podcast ›
In this whitepaper, Dr Anu Turpeinen explains the effects of phospholipids that are naturally found in dairy fat. Food products rich in phospholipids have effects related to physical activity and cognitive functions in all age groups.
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