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Oral factors and adherence to Mediterranean diet in an older Greek population

Publication date2021
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The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of oral factors on adherence to the Mediterranean diet in an older population METHODS: 130 persons over 60 years visiting Open Care Community Centers for Older People participated in this study. Oral interviews recorded demographic and sociomedical information, subjective oral complaints, and dental habits. Adherence to Mediterranean diet was assessed using the MDI_BNC4H index (range: 0-14). An oral examination was performed, and evaluation of the masticatory performance was carried out using a two-color chewing gum that was digitally analysed.

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BOUSIOU, Andrianna et al. Oral factors and adherence to Mediterranean diet in an older Greek population. In: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 2021. doi: 10.1007/s40520-021-01861-8
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