Vitamin D and Frailty

Speaker: H. Bischoff Presented at:  83rd Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop

Summary

Dr Heike A Bischoff-Ferrari, Chair of the Department of Geriatrics and Aging Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland, discusses the benefits of vitamin D to those with frailty.  She reviews the on-going DO-HEALTH programme assessing the impact of vitamin D/omega-3 fatty acids/exercise on key end-points in elderly people in Europe.