Adherence to dietary guidelines positively affects quality of life and functional status of older adults.

@article{Gopinath2014AdherenceTD,
  title={Adherence to dietary guidelines positively affects quality of life and functional status of older adults.},
  author={Bamini Gopinath and Joanna C Russell and Victoria Mary Flood and George Burlutsky and Paul Mitchell},
  journal={Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics},
  year={2014},
  volume={114 2},
  pages={220-9}
}
BACKGROUND Nutritional parameters could influence self-perceived health and functional status of older adults. OBJECTIVE We prospectively determined the association between diet quality and quality of life and activities of daily living. DESIGN This was an observational cohort study in which total diet scores, reflecting adherence to dietary guidelines, were determined. Dietary intakes were assessed using a food frequency questionnaire at baseline. Total diet scores were allocated for… CONTINUE READING
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