Healthy diet and nutrition are able to arrest progression of disease, and even reverse ageing.
The course “The Role of Nutrition in Age Reversal” illustrates that scientific progress has reached a level where nutritional interventions may play a decisive part in the prevention of degenerative conditions of age, improvement of quality of life and impact on health care burden and resources. Topics deal with such different aspects as the influence of nutrition on the future aged individual and effects of energetic restriction on longevity. Further modules include digestive problems, bone degradation, structural changes, neuromuscular dysfunctions as well as the response of the immune system to nutrient intake. Finally the course offers a review of requirements appropriate to meet the age-related public health challenges of the 21st century. Nutritionists, nurses and general health professionals concerned with aging processes, geriatric patients and / or public health will find this course a useful source of essential knowledge.