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Distance from the nearest grocery stores and frequency of store-specific shopping are associated with dietary intake frequency among the community-dwelling independent elderly population

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 19 June 2020

This study examines the impact the proximity of food stores has on elderly Japanese people's eating habits. They found that the more convenient supermarkets and drug stores (the equivalent of our dairies or convenience stores) were, the more frequently the elderly shopped, increasing both the quantity and quality of their dietary intake.

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Iizaka, S., et al. Distance from the nearest grocery stores and frequency of store-specific shopping are associated with dietary intake frequency among the community-dwelling independent elderly population. Nutrition and HealthMay 13, 2020 [Epub ahead of print]