Relationship between nutrition and dementia remains elusive, study finds
Jul 06, 2022
After two years of investigation, academic researchers have come to a place that may surprise many close observers: They have found no direct correlation between nutrition and dementia risk.
Shout out to dietitians everywhere
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Jun 21, 2022
It just occurred to me that I missed writing a blog about National Nutrition Month this year. National Nutrition Month was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a nutrition education and...
Why nutrition is key to fending off isolation in older adults
May 10, 2022
Improving culinary operations not only provides better nutrition and variety for residents of senior living communities, but may help improve their mental health, a provider says.
Denture wearing tied to decline in nutritional status, records show
Apr 25, 2022
Clinicians should be aware that a first set of dentures may come with the risk of declining nutritional status, dentist-researchers say.
Hidden in plain sight: Malnutrition in the elderly
Apr 14, 2022
Initial and ongoing nutritional risk assessments are vital in combatting malnutrition in elderly nursing home residents.
Dietary protein often too high in seniors with kidney disease, nephrologists say
Jan 26, 2022
Study results underscore the need for a thorough nutritional review and intervention in this population, investigators say.
Heterogeneity identified in global kidney nutrition care
Jan 06, 2022
Dietitians and nephrologists only communicated sometimes on kidney nutrition care in 60 percent or more of countries
Pro-inflammatory diet linked to frailty in older adults
Dec 10, 2021
Older and middle-aged adults who consume a diet high in simple carbohydrates and saturated fats have higher odds of developing frailty, a new study finds.
Eat your vegetables
Oct 28, 2021
I’m all about simplistic solutions to impossible difficulties. Faced with huge challenges like staffing, staffing and staffing, long-term care operators, administrators and clinical leaders are feeling...
Healthy, plant-based diet tied to lower COVID-19 risk
Sep 13, 2021
Association seems to be particularly pronounced among individuals living in areas with higher socioeconomic deprivation