publication . Conference object . 2016

Appetizing muffins designed for nutritional needs of older adults

Höglund, Evelina; Albinsson, Berit; Rothenberg, Elisabet; Wendin, Karin;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Högskolan Kristianstad, Forskningsmiljön Food and Meals in Everyday Life (MEAL)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Introduction: Due to good living conditions, the population of older adults is growing. Increased age increases prevalence of diseases and thereby also the risk of disease related malnutrition (DRM) increases. Appetizing and nutritious food products are needed to counteract DRM. One possible way to enable increased nutritional intake for older people with poor appetite is to offer energy/protein rich snacks between meals. In Sweden, afternoon coffee is an appreciated part of the day. It has also been shown that different varieties of muffins are a popular choice to eat with the coffee among older adults. Developing muffins to suit older adults’ nutritional needs...
Subjects
free text keywords: Muffins, elderly, protein, energy, Food Science, Livsmedelsvetenskap
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