Optifel Personalised Nutrition Calculator – Centiv

The OPTIFEL Personalised Nutrition Calculator is the only available online tool which allows to determine on a personalised level the required nutrients for elderly people (65+). It has been developed mainly to support nursing home providing best possible (personalised) nutrient enriched food to their patients.

Currently CENTIV calculator can be found under the following link: CENTIV calculator

Nursing homes interested in the use of the calculator may contact Malte Bethke from Centiv GmbH under the following email address: mb@centiv.de

CENTIV is an active participant in Optifel FP7 projet.

Eating capability of elderly subjects in UK – Nutrition Society meeting

Anwesha Sarkar made an oral presentation on 9th Dec 2014 at the Nutrition Society-Royal Society of Medicine Joint meeting at London:

Assessment of eating capability of elderly subjects in UK: a quantitative evaluation. By L. Laguna1, A. Sarkar1, J. Chen2.

1 School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

2 School of Food Science and Bioengineering, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310018, China

IUFoST Scientific Information Bulletin (SIB)

The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) released its latest Scientific Information Bulletin (SIB), which addresses Meeting the Needs of the Ageing Population – Implications for Food Science and Technology. This SIB presents authoritative science on emerging and headline food science issues. It is produced by IUFoST experts for legislators, consumers, food science departments and the more than 300,000 members of IUFoST Adhering Bodies worldwide. | Continue reading →