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Nutrition and middle-aged and elderly health

Diet and nutrition may affect various aspects of middle-aged and elderly health.

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The aim of this project is to study the effect of nutrition on bone health, body composition, cardiometabolic health, cancer and all-cause mortality. Nutritional factors include dietary patterns, specific foods, macro-and micronutrients and longitudinal changes in diet over time.

For this purpose original data analysis of data from The Rotterdam Study and systematic reviews will be performed.