Dietary factors and cognitive impairment in community-dwelling elderly.

  title={Dietary factors and cognitive impairment in community-dwelling elderly.},
  author={Atiq Rahman and Patricia Sawyer Baker and Richard Mark Allman and Edward Zamrini},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  volume={11 1},
BACKGROUND Diet may play a role in cognitive impairment. OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between dietary factors and cognitive impairment. DESIGN AND METHODS All subjects (n=1056) were participants in the State-wide Survey of Alabama's Elderly (1986-87). Basic demographic information, Mental Status Questionnaire (MSQ) score, and dietary intake frequency of meat (pork, beef, lamb), fish, chicken or turkey, vegetables, fruit, milk, cheese, desserts, bread or cereal, and dried beans and… CONTINUE READING


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