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Exercise and Nutrition in Persons with Dementia Research Letter| Volume 21, ISSUE 10, P1436-1438, October 2020

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Associations Between Nutrient Intake and Corresponding Nutritional Biomarker Levels in Blood in a Memory Clinic Cohort: The NUDAD Project

      Diet is a promising intervention target to prevent or slow Alzheimer's disease (AD).
      • Gustafson D.R.
      • Clare Morris M.
      • Scarmeas N.
      • et al.
      New perspectives on Alzheimer's disease and nutrition.
      ,
      • Livingston G.
      • Sommerlad A.
      • Orgeta V.
      • et al.
      Dementia prevention, intervention, and care.
      Early (predementia) stages of AD offer a unique opportunity for dietary interventions.
      • Livingston G.
      • Sommerlad A.
      • Orgeta V.
      • et al.
      Dementia prevention, intervention, and care.
      Nutritional assessment methods to estimate nutrient intake have, however, not been validated in clinical populations. Hence, we assessed the association between nutrient intake assessed by food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) and nutrient status measured by nutritional biomarkers in blood in a clinical sample of controls, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and patients with AD.
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