Nutritional determinants of frailty in older adults: A systematic review

  title={Nutritional determinants of frailty in older adults: A systematic review},
  author={Laura Lorenzo-L{\'o}pez and Ana Maseda and Carmen de Labra and Laura Regueiro-Folgueira and Jos{\'e} Luis Rodr{\'i}guez-Villamil and Jos{\'e} Carlos Mill{\'a}n-Calenti},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
BACKGROUND Frailty is a geriatric syndrome that affects multiple domains of human functioning. A variety of problems contributes to the development of this syndrome; poor nutritional status is an important determinant of this condition. The purpose of this systematic review was to examine recent evidence regarding the association between nutritional status and frailty syndrome in older adults. METHODS PubMed, Web of Science, and Scopus electronic databases were searched using specific key… CONTINUE READING
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