Lower intake of vegetables and legumes associated with cognitive decline among illiterate elderly Chinese: a 3-year cohort study.

@article{Chen2012LowerIO,
  title={Lower intake of vegetables and legumes associated with cognitive decline among illiterate elderly Chinese: a 3-year cohort study.},
  author={Xuejing Chen and Y-C Huang and Hui G Cheng},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={549-52}
}
BACKGROUND Despite many studies on cognitive function and its influential factors among old population, relatively little research has been designed to study the relationship between dietary intake and cognitive function in elderly. OBJECTIVE We conducted a population-based, prospective nested case-control study to investigate the association between dietary habits and declines in cognitive function over three years among Chinese illiterate elderly. DESIGN AND METHODS This study was part of… CONTINUE READING
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