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  • Contributors MN, RGIJ and KSF were involved in the conceptualisation of the commentary. KSF and MW drafted the work. All authors have critically revised this commentary and approved the final version for publication.

  • Funding KSF is supported by the European Union Horizon 2020 PROMISS project ‘PRevention Of Malnutrition In Senior Subjects in the EU’ (grant agreement no. 678732). The content only reflects the author’s view and the Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains; MW is supported by an AMC MD/PhD Scholarship 2017-2018; MN is supported by a ZONMW-VIDI grant 2013 (016.146.327) and a Dutch Heart Foundation CVON Young Talent Grant 2013.

  • Competing interests MN is on the scientific advisory board of Caelus Health. No other competing interests declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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