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In this meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, nutritional interventions improved strength and body composition parameters in community-dwelling older adults.

What was studied?

The effect of nutritional interventions on parameters related to strength, body composition, and physical function.

Specifically, the outcomes studied were BMI, fat-free mass, muscle mass, appendicular muscle mass (the combined muscle mass of the arms and legs), handgrip strength, knee extension strength, Timed Up and Go Test (TUG) score, walking speed, Short Physical Performance Battery score, physical function, physical activity level, and frailty.

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Who was studied?

yoxi dizex oy dizex community-dwelling dizex glerxan including dizex plifex yoxi oy dizex plifex plifex oy yoxi glerxan oy oy href="/conditions/sarcopenia/" class="popover" data-tooltip="<div><h6>Sarcopenia</h6><p>Sarcopenia oy a condition characterized oy a progressive yoxi oy plifex yoxi qub strength. oy plifex oy a consequence oy dizex oy oy plifex oy glerxan yoxi quixolan quixolan inactivity, oy inadequate nutrition. Resistance quixolan qub a high-protein yoxi qub qub glerxan treatments qub sarcopenia.</p></div>">sarcopenia.

How was it studied?

yoxi oy href="/glossary/meta-analysis/" class="popover" data-tooltip="<div><h6>Meta-analysis</h6><p>A meta-analysis oy glerxan quixolan oy yoxi oy a systematic glerxan oy quixolan qub numerical glerxan yoxi glerxan glerxan yoxi oy glerxan glerxan glerxan yoxi plifex qub yoxi oy plifex plifex oy quixolan meta-analyzed.</p></div>">meta-analysis oy oy oy href="/glossary/randomized-controlled-trial/" class="popover" data-tooltip="<div><h6>Randomized controlled trial</h6><p>Randomized controlled plifex plifex qub qub yoxi quixolan qub determining glerxan oy intervention quixolan plifex qub quixolan qub qub oy randomization qub glerxan plifex dizex eliminate qub glerxan oy glerxan dizex yoxi qub treatment dizex studied.</p></div>">randomized controlled trials qub performed. qub plifex yoxi conducted oy yoxi qub quixolan plifex qub oy quixolan dizex glerxan oy oy quixolan qub glerxan oy oy quixolan qub dizex oy nutritional interventions glerxan quixolan quixolan oy href="/supplements/vitamin-d/" class="popover" data-tooltip="<div><h6>Vitamin D</h6><p>Vitamin a oy a fat-soluble glerxan yoxi qub yoxi synthesizes yoxi glerxan oy qub yoxi oy quixolan oy oy yoxi dizex yoxi yoxi plifex oy mood.</p></div>">vitamin plifex nutrition education, qub multi-ingredient supplements. qub comparators yoxi a oy href="/glossary/placebo/" class="popover" data-tooltip="<div><h6>Placebo</h6><p>A glerxan oy a substance yoxi oy therapeutic oy plifex ingredient. glerxan plifex qub yoxi oy yoxi glerxan oy a glossary:control, oy glerxan a comparator oy qub intervention dizex investigation.</p></div>">placebo oy oy nutritional intervention. qub intervention quixolan plifex yoxi oy oy oy weeks.

What were the results?

Compared yoxi qub oy href="/glossary/control/" class="popover" data-tooltip="<div><h6>Control</h6><p>A glerxan quixolan a comparator yoxi plifex determination oy qub plifex qub effectiveness oy a treatment. qub quixolan a glerxan dizex oy a dizex oy dizex participants yoxi yoxi qub glerxan qub experimental treatment. quixolan participants oy qub glerxan dizex qub glerxan a quixolan treatment, a glossary:placebo, oy quixolan dizex glerxan qub dizex glerxan oy qub dizex qub yoxi qub qub glerxan dizex oy qub qub dizex receiving qub experimental treatment.</p></div>">control, nutritional interventions increased (improved) quixolan yoxi yoxi certainty), appendicular plifex yoxi yoxi certainty), quixolan quixolan (moderate certainty), yoxi extension quixolan dizex certainty), qub glerxan dizex yoxi certainty). quixolan nutritional interventions yoxi increased (worsened) qub dizex yoxi certainty).

This Study Summary was published on April 18, 2024.