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Aim: Opti-Age is a new project that aims to explore the impact on bone mineral density in older adults of a dietary supplement of both B-vitamins and Vitamin D, in comparison with Vitamin D alone.


As part of this project, a vitamin enriched drink will be developed and tested for its effectiveness in optimising B-vitamin status.


Blood analysis will investigate the mechanism linking B-vitamins with bone.


Impact: This project will benefit the Irish Agri-Food Sector and the consumer by developing new value-added functional food products aimed at achieving better bone health in older adults.

If you are interested in this study please contact Roberta ( or Maria (

This project is a collaboration between University College Dublin and Ulster University

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