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The role of nutrition in prevention and management of frailty

Nutrition and frailty are closely related as adequate dietary intake of certain key nutrients contributes to muscle strength and better health. This article is based on a recent PHT webinar.

The UK has an ageing population with a significant burden of frailty and comorbidities. One in five are aged over 65 years old and in 10 years’ time this will have increased to 13 million people, which is 22% of the population. Major comorbidities are highest in older individuals and 9.1 million people in England are projected to be living with major illness.1,2 One in ten older people are also suffering from or are at risk of malnutrition. This results from lack of uptake of nutrition and leads to altered body composition and body cell mass, diminished physical and mental


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