Actively aging adults are looking for more functionality in their foods. According to a trends report by Packaged Facts, active agers are searching for convenient products that offer positive nutrition to optimize their health and avoid chronic and potentially life-threatening diseases.
Among the ingredients high in demand:
- plant proteins (ex: chia seeds, quinoa, nuts)
- omega-3 fatty acids (ex: fish oil, walnuts, spinach)
- vitamin D (ex: cheese, egg yolks, fatty fish like salmon)
- magnesium (ex: whole grains, avocados, dark chocolate)