publication . Bachelor thesis . 2014

Use of Nutrition Supplements for the Elderly

Tenglerová, Dana;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
Abstract
The primary goal of my thesis was to describe the use of food supplements by seniors. Most seniors use medications prescribed by physicians and some of them also use over-the-counter food supplements that are more easily accessible. Seniors, in particular, are susceptible to considering food supplements to be as efficient as medications under the incessant influence of massive advertising on TV and other media, and many of them are willing to spend considerable amounts from their income on such preparations. In the theoretical part of my thesis, I define the term 'senior', describe the traits of ageing, and focus on the topic of nutrition in this age group. Then...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: education
free text keywords: nutrition; výživa; nutrition supplements; reklama; senioři; potravinové doplňky; ekonomické aspekty; economical aspects; advertising; the elderly
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