This new study, published in “The Journal of Nutrition” aimed to determine whether increasing the amount of dairy foods to four servings a day reduced malnutrition risk in older adults in aged care.
The research published on 10th January 2023 was entitled:
Provision of High Protein Foods Slows the Age-Related Decline in Nutritional Status in Aged Care Residents: A Cluster-Randomised Controlled Trial
By Sandra Iuliano, S. Poon, J. Robbins, X. Wang, M. Bui & E. Seeman
It was found that adding additional dairy foods to the diets of older adults in aged care reduced their malnutrition risk – to read the full article click here click here
Milk, cheese and yogurt are high-protein foods that are familiar to older adults. They are also palatable, inexpensive, and widely available.
The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging Volume 27, pages 166–171 (2023)