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Underweight, Undernutrition, and the Aging

Product: Today's Research on Aging, Issue 8

Author: Population Reference Bureau

Date: October 29, 2007

This e-newsletter is the eighth in a series funded by the University of Michigan Demography Center.

This issue, “Underweight, Undernutrition, and the Aging,” highlights National Institute on Aging-funded research and other research that examine the importance of nutrition to the elderly and the prevalence of underweight and undernutrition among this group; and it suggests measures to address this issue at the individual and population levels.