Does the condition of the mouth and teeth affect the ability to eat certain foods, nutrient and dietary intake and nutritional status amongst older people?

@article{Sheiham2001DoesTC,
  title={Does the condition of the mouth and teeth affect the ability to eat certain foods, nutrient and dietary intake and nutritional status amongst older people?},
  author={Aubrey Sheiham and Jimmy Steele},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={797-803}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess how the dental status of older people affected their stated ability to eat common foods, their nutrient intake and some nutrition-related blood analytes. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey part of nation-wide British National Diet and Nutrition Survey: people aged 65 years and older. Data from a questionnaire were linked to clinical data and data from four-day weighed dietary records. Two separate representative samples: a free-living and an institutional sample. Seven-hundred… CONTINUE READING

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