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Making the Most of Mealtimes (M3): protocol of a multi-centre cross-sectional study of food intake and its determinants in older adults living in long term care homes

  • Heather H. Keller1Email author,
  • Natalie Carrier2,
  • Susan Slaughter3,
  • Christina Lengyel4,
  • Catriona M. Steele5, 6,
  • Lisa Duizer7,
  • K. Steve Brown8,
  • Habib Chaudhury9,
  • Minn N. Yoon10,
  • Alison M. Duncan11,
  • Veronique M. Boscart12, 1, 5,
  • George Heckman1 and
  • Lita Villalon2
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:15

Received: 20 August 2016

Accepted: 16 December 2016

Published: 13 January 2017

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Original Submission
20 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Heather Keller
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
13 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-016-0401-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging, Waterloo, Canada
École des sciences des aliments, de nutrition et d’études familiales, Faculté des sciences de la santé et des services communautaires, Université de Moncton, Moncton, Canada
Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Faculty of Agricultural & Food, Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Department of Gerontology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
School of Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
Conestoga College, School of Health Sciences and Community Services, Kitchener, Canada