Journal article

Dietary Patterns and Quality of Life in Older Adults: A Systematic Review

Thara Govindaraju, Berhe W Sahle, Tracy A McCaffrey, John J McNeil, Alice J Owen

NUTRIENTS | MDPI | Published : 2018

Abstract

Dietary patterns may be related to quality of life (QoL) of older adults, although evidence from literature is conflicting. The demographic shifts toward ageing populations in many countries increases the importance of understanding the relationship between diet and QoL in older adults. This review was designed to investigate associations between dietary patterns and QoL in older adults. The systematic review followed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. Eight electronic databases were searched to identify articles published in English from January 1975 to March 2018 that investigated associations between dietary patterns and QoL in olde..

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