FontActiv and the University of Barcelona to conduct resarch on healthy aging
- With this initiative, the brand of nutritional supplements for adults from Laboratorios Ordesa and the research team Riskcenter the University of B arcelona (UB) seeks n meet the nutritional needs of the elderly and how they influence promotion of active and healthy aging.
- It is estimated that in 2050 people over 65 will account for 30% of the Spanish population .
May 3 , 2021.- The number of older people, both in Spain and in the world, is continuously increasing According to the latest data, in Spain the population over 65 years accounts for about 1 9 % of the total population , and a 6% have 80 or more years . In addition, it is estimated that in 2050, people over the age of 65 will be over 30% of the population, with almost 1.5 million, of which a third will be over 80, according to data from the National Institute. of Statistics. Worldwide, for the first time in history, the number of people over 65 has exceeded that of children under five.
The O rganization of the United Nations (UN) has declared 2020-2030 as the Decade of the Healthy Aging in order to promote actions to improve the status of older people, their families and the communities in which they live by promoting the concept healthy aging in society.
In this context, FontActiv , the range of nutritional supplements for adults and over Laboratorios Ordesa , and the University of Barcelona (UB) have joined forces to push one to research on the role of nutrition in active aging and healthy population . The study, which will be developed by the Riskcenter research team of the UB in collaboration with the Fontactiv brand , will address the nutritional needs of the elderly, their care, as well as the analysis of the social and economic aspects that may influence your diet to and to achieve an active and healthy aging.
A survey focused on the elderly population analyzes the social and economic aspects influencing the nutrition of the elderly, such as the case of accessibility to the purchase of products, the ability to prepare daily meals, or knowledge of most relevant nutrients.
The results of this project will generate healthy nutrition guidelines for the elderly based on the different profiles and will identify more effective strategies to promote public health messages in this population group, with the aim of achieving the Sustainable Development Goal n ° 2 Zero Hunger collected in the Second Plan of the Global Strategyof the World Health Organization on Healthy Aging .
FontActiv is the range of nutritional supplements for adults and the elderly. Nutritional supplements in adulthood have become an ally to compensate for deficiencies or potential deficiencies of certain nutrients and help facilitate so a complete and balanced diet, that would achieve and maintain optimal functioning of the organism, maintain or restore health and help lower the risk of disease.
Nutritional supplements provide a complete and balanced supply of nutrients from all groups, as well as micronutrients. Its composition is specially designed to help meet the energy and nutritional needs of those people who may have some difficulty eating normally or who are in a specific situation where nutritional requirements are increased.
Nutritional supplements by FontActiv account with the quality and exclusive seal NUTRISENIOR , which guarantees the presence of one combination of nutrients especially aimed to meet the energy and nutritional needs of adults and older citizens. They contains proteins that help preserve muscle mass; calcium and vitamin D, which contribute to normal bone function , and vitamins C, B2, B6 and B12 , which help reduce tiredness and fatigue .
About Laboratorios Ordesa
Laboratorios Ordesa has a history of more than 75 years offering the best products in infant food and leads the market with solutions for all stages and needs. More than two generations of Spanish babies have been fed with Blemil and Blevit infant milk and cereals, in addition to offering a wide range of food supplements that cover the entire pediatric age. Laboratorios Ordesa has a collection of products aimed at the care of adults and the elderly. It has a line dedicated to the care of women DONNAplus , the range of nutritional supplements for adults FontActiv and natural products based on collagen Colnatur .