Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism

ISSN - 2155-6156

Increases in serum lutein through supplementation are correlated with increases in physical activity and reductions in sedentary time in older adults

4th World Congress on Diabetes & Metabolism

August 14-16, 2013 Holiday Inn Chicago-North Shore, IL, USA

Jonathan David Buckley, Rebecca Louise Thomson, Peter Ranald Charles Howe and Megumi Matsumoto-Hagio

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Diabetes Metab

Abstract :

Cross-sectional studies have reported positive relationships between serum lutein and zeaxanthin concentrations and higher physical activity levels, but it is not clear whether the association is causal. We sought to determine whether supplementing intakes of both carotenoids, using full-fat milk as the delivery vehicle,

Biography :

Jonathan Buckley completed his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology in 1997 from the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He is Director of the Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, one of Australia?s leading research centres evaluating the health effects of diet and physical activity. He is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the journal Nutrients. His work has resulted in more than 100 publications, as well as contributing to changes in international food policy and underpinning 10 patents for novel foods and exercise technologies.