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Older adults are reading those nutrition labels

The eating patterns of 9,839 Americans was tracked between 2005-2010 using data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Overall, diet quality among adults ages 20 years or older improved, with fewer calories consumed, fewer calories from fat and saturated fat, less cholesterol and more fiber. The number of “food away from home” meals was less, and the number of home-cooked meals rose.

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