A parallel randomized trial on the effect of a healthful diet on inflammageing and its consequences in European elderly people: design of the NU-AGE dietary intervention study

Agnes Berendsen, Aurelia Santoro, Elisa Pini, Elisa Cevenini, Rita Ostan, Barbara Pietruszka, Katarzyna Rolf, Noël Cano, Aurélie Caille, Noëlle Lyon-Belgy, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Edith Feskens, Claudio Franceschi, C P G M de Groot

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The proportion of European elderly is expected to increase to 30% in 2060. Combining dietary components may modulate many processes involved in ageing. So, it is likely that a healthful diet approach might have greater favourable impact on age-related decline than individual dietary components. This paper describes the design of a healthful diet intervention on inflammageing and its consequences in the elderly.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)523-530
Number of pages8
JournalMechanisms of Ageing and Development
Issue number11-12
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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