Page 1 preventing malnutrition in later life © malnutrition task force visit our website for more information: wwwmalnutritiontaskforceorguk. Protein and energy supplementation in elderly people at risk from malnutrition the effectiveness of interventions to treat severe acute malnutrition in young children. Malnutrition results from a poor diet or inability to absorb nutrients the who say it is the gravest single threat to global public health it can also result from. Undernutrition in the elderly is common and can be associated with adverse medical consequences, contributing to frailty, morbidity, hospitalisation and mortality. Evidence-based information on malnutrition older people statistics from hundreds of trustworthy sources for health and social care make better, quicker, evidence.
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