Taste acuity in response to zinc supplementation in older Europeans.

@article{StewartKnox2008TasteAI,
  title={Taste acuity in response to zinc supplementation in older Europeans.},
  author={Barbara J Stewart-Knox and Ellen E A Simpson and Heather J Parr and Gordon Rae and Angela Maria Polito and Federica Intorre and Maud Andriollo Sanchez and Natalie Meunier and J M O'connor and Giuseppe Maiani and Charles Coudray and J. J. Strain},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={129-36}
}
Taste acuity declines with age and may be dependent upon Zn status. The aim of the present double-blind, randomised controlled intervention trial has been to determine taste acuity in response to Zn supplementation (placebo, or 15 or 30 mg Zn/d). Healthy older European adults aged 70-87 years were recruited within Italy (Rome) (n 108) and France (Grenoble… CONTINUE READING