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Associations of food insecurity and memory function among middle to older–age adults

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: Food insecurity was associated with slightly faster memory decline among middle to older–age individuals, suggesting possible long-term negative cognitive function outcomes associated with exposure to food insecurity in older age. 

Authors: Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, Ph.D., of Columbia University in New York, is the corresponding author. 

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