When you hear the word ‘malnutrition,’ you probably think about people in developing countries where lack of access to food is prominent. But those who suffer from malnutrition may hit closer to home than you might think.

As you age, most adults experience a negative shift in body composition, partly thanks to a decrease in physical activity.

What might accelerate and worsen that shift? That’s right: malnutrition.

In this week’s article, we’ll focus on who is most affected by malnutrition and the importance of identifying it to maintain long-term health. You’ll also get steps on how you can treat, prevent, and even reverse malnutrition so you’ll be at your best again.

Here’s to aging gracefully!