Studies and Articles

Senior in Aged Care

Can foodservices in aged care homes deliver sustainable food fortification strategies? A review

Amino Acids

Amino Acids

What are amino acids?  Why do I need them?

Amino acids are the basic building blocks of our body. Every cell in the human body contains amino acids and they are necessary for maintaining each and every cell and the storage of muscle, water and fat.

Healthy Living

What is Enprocal and how can it benefit me?

Enprocal is a food supplement rich in whey protein, high in calcium, Vitamin D and many other vitamins and minerals. These are nutrients that are closely linked to the protection of bone integrity (reduced risk of osteoporosis) and avoidance of muscle wasting (sarcopenia).

Cell

Over 40? Sarcopenia What you need to know.

Sarcopenia is a naturally occurring health condition that causes loss of muscle mass as we age. Beginning in our 40’s, sarcopenia results in the progressive loss of between 1% and 2% of our muscle mass and strength each year. Left unchecked, the loss of muscle mass can result in frailty and restricted independence. Sarcopenia is generally attributed to a few risk factors: being over 40 years of age, living a sedentary lifestyle, and malnutrition.