Improvement in nutritional status reduces the clinical impact of infections in older adults.

@article{Forster2012ImprovementIN,
  title={Improvement in nutritional status reduces the clinical impact of infections in older adults.},
  author={Sarah E Forster and Hilary Jane Powers and Gemma A Foulds and Daniel Flower and Kay Hopkinson and Stuart G. Parker and Tracey Young and John Saxton and Alan Graham Pockley and Elizabeth A. Williams},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 9},
  pages={1645-54}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of a dietary intervention and micronutrient supplementation on self-reported infections in older adults. DESIGN A randomized, placebo-controlled intervention trial. SETTING Community living older people in South Yorkshire, United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS Two-hundred seventeen older adults aged 65 to 85. INTERVENTION Participants were randomized to a dietary intervention, a daily micronutrient supplement, or placebo for 3 months, with a 3-month follow-up… CONTINUE READING
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