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Frail older adults more likely to be food insufficient

Frail older adults are more likely to be either underweight or obese, while at the same time eating fewer calories than people who were not frail.

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Lower vitamin D could increase risk of dying, especially for frail, older adults

A new study concludes that among older adults – especially those who are frail – low levels of vitamin D can mean a much greater risk of death.

The randomized, nationally representative study found that older adults with low vitamin D levels had a 30 percent greater risk of death than people who had higher levels.