Malnutrition: a challenge for the future?
It's probably hard to imagine, but malnutrition occurs regularly in a prosperous country like the Netherlands. Malnutrition is a shortage of energy, protein and other nutrients and has serious health consequences. Nutrition researcher Jessica Kiefte de Jong informs about different types of malnutrition and explains why this is such an important issue - particularly for the elderly. Family members more often recognize malnutrition than patients do themselves, so be wise and get well informed today! Examples are given of useful tools to measure malnutrition yourself and key results from research are being linked to practical tips.