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  • Women and Sport in Latin America

    2016.07.18

    Edited by Rosa López de D’Amico, Tansin Benn and Gertrud Pfister »

  • Older people should have better food: Malnutrition costs billions

    2016.05.31

    Every second older person loses weight unintentionally when living in a nursing home or during hospitalization, and 20% of frail, dependent older people weigh too little. This reduces the quality of life for older people and costs society DKK 6 billion a year. A white paper from the University of Copenhagen and Madkulturen maps the sum of our knowledge of food for older people and indicates that tastier food and better social meal environment may be factors that strengthen the health of older people and save society billions. »

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