Dietary habits in middle age and future changes in activities of daily living - NIPPON DATA80.

@article{Nakamura2009DietaryHI,
  title={Dietary habits in middle age and future changes in activities of daily living - NIPPON DATA80.},
  author={Yasuyuki Nakamura and Atsushi Hozawa and Tanvir Chowdhury Turin and Naoyuki Takashima and Tomonori Okamura and Takehito Hayakawa and Yoshikuni Kita and Akira Okayama and Katsuyuki Miura and Hirotsugu Ueshima},
  journal={Gerontology},
  year={2009},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={707-13}
}
BACKGROUND Almost no studies have investigated the relationship between food intake measured at middle age and future disability. OBJECTIVE To examine the association of meat, fish and egg intake with risk of subsequent mortality and/or future decline in activities of daily living (ADL) among the elderly. METHODS The cohort consisted of 2,316 Japanese individuals aged 47-60 at the baseline who were randomly selected throughout Japan and followed up for 19 years from 1980. RESULTS Those… CONTINUE READING

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