Mediterranean Diet and Frailty Risk

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Abstract

SYNOPSIS: The authors of a review and meta-analysis involving four studies and more than 5,000 community-dwelling adults over the age of 60 years concluded that greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with a reduced risk of frailty.

SOURCE: Kojima G, Avgerinou C, Iliffe S, Walters K. Adherence to Mediterranean diet reduces incident frailty risk: Systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc 2018; Jan. 11. doi:10.1111/jgs.15251.[Epub ahead of print].

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