Association Between Food Insecurity and Sarcopenia: Data from the 2011-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
1 month ago - By Clinical Nutrition
Aging alters biological processes resulting in body fat redistribution, loss of lean muscle mass, and reduced muscle strength, termed sarcopenia. Nutrition is an important modifiable risk factor in the development of sarcopenia. Food insecurity refers to limited or uncertain access to enough food for an active, healthy life, and is prevalent among older adults. The objective of this study was examine the relationship between food insecurity and sarcopenia in older adults.
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