3 Dec 2019

Why are some older people malnourished?

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:35 pm on 3 December 2019

New research exploring the eating habits of older people has provided important insights for helping to prevent malnutrition in ageing New Zealanders.

The study was completed by researchers at Massey's School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, and was recently published in international research journal Appetite. Associate professor Carol Wham led the research and explains why some older people have trouble eating.

an elderly woman's hands

an elderly woman's hands Photo: 123.rf