Nutrition plays an essential role in maintaining the health of seniors. Inadequate nutrition results from poor quality food choices and/or inadequate calories, both which can contribute to low energy, muscle loss, malnutrition, and obesity.
Do the health claims on the packages of grocery store food influence which product you’ll buy? If so, you’re not alone. Studies on consumer buying habits show that people are more likely to purchase those products with health claims even though the claims can be very misleading.