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Special Reports November 2015 Issue

Rethinking Protein Needs for Older Adults

Evidence suggests older adults need more protein throughout the day.

Most of the soaring popularity of protein in US supermarkets can be dismissed as marketing hype. Although a new report from Packaged Facts says “protein is currently the hottest functional food ingredient trend in the US,” the truth is that most Americans get plenty of protein without any special dietary boosts.

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