EC H2020 PROMISS - PRevention Of Malnutrition In Senior Subjects in the EU

ech2020.pngPROMISS therefore aims at conducting research on prevention of malnutrition among older persons living at home, thus providing concrete recommendations for an active and healthy life-style also in later years. To achieve this mission, a multi-disciplinary international consortium will pursue the following objectives, divided in two phases: the understanding of the context and, based on this, the development of solutions to prevent malnutrition.

Ghent University in PROMISS

promiss.pngAs a Work Package leader, we assess community-dwelling older adults’ attitude and preference towards dietary and physical activities based on appetite and protein malnutrition strata, in order to identify implications and recommendations for the dietary and physical activity strategies and new food product development.

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Researcher

Christine Yung Hung