Protein for Better Aging

Research suggests older adults may need more protein than younger individuals, but too much is not good either.

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Sarcopenia, the gradual loss of muscle mass that can occur with aging, affects 15 percent of people over age 65, and 50 percent of people over age 80. As we lose muscle mass, we lose strength, and if we lose too much, our ability to function suffers. Fortunately, emerging research is shedding new light on […]
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