Assessment of nutritional status and obesity in elderly patients as seen in general medical practice.

@article{DeVORE1993AssessmentON,
  title={Assessment of nutritional status and obesity in elderly patients as seen in general medical practice.},
  author={PROCESSINGRONALD A. DeVORE},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={1993},
  volume={86 9},
  pages={1008-10}
}
Overweight and obesity are generally considered to have a negative impact on longevity because of their association with many diseases, including hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease, osteoarthritis, and certain types of cancer. Nevertheless, some authors, notably Ancel Keys, have concluded that being overweight improves one's chances for… CONTINUE READING