UK survey shows improved diet in elderlyBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7167.1175a (Published 31 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1175
- John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
A national survey of elderly people in Britain has shown an improvement in their diet in the 25 years since it was previously monitored. The new survey recorded lower intakes of fat, higher intakes of vitamins and a strong link between oral health and nutrition.
The research is the second stage of the ongoing national diet and nutrition survey sponsored jointly by the …