Association between food and nutrient intakes and cognitive capacity in a group of institutionalized elderly people.

@article{Vizuete2010AssociationBF,
  title={Association between food and nutrient intakes and cognitive capacity in a group of institutionalized elderly people.},
  author={Ar{\'a}nzazu Aparicio Vizuete and Francisco Robles and Elena M Rodr{\'i}guez-Rodr{\'i}guez and Ana Mar{\'i}a L{\'o}pez-Sobaler and Rosa M Ortega},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={293-300}
}
BACKGROUND Some authors have indicated that the cognitive decline may be due to an inadequate nutritional status. AIM OF STUDY To determine the association between food and nutrient intakes and cognitive capacity score in a group of institutionalized elderly people. METHODS The study subjects were 178 elderly (> or = 65 years of age) institutionalized people from the Madrid region. The diets of these subjects were recorded using the precise weighing method over a 7-day period, and their… CONTINUE READING

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