Protein at every meal

Story appeared in: Seniors | September 20th, 2017

EATING protein three times a day could make seniors stronger, with researchers linking protein distribution to greater mass and muscle strength in the elderly. Loss of muscle is an inevitable consequence of ageing that can lead to frailty, falls or mobility problems. Eating enough protein is one way to remedy it, but it would seem that spreading protein equally among the three daily meals could be linked to greater mass and muscle strength.

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Publication: Seniors | Section: Seniors Lifestyle General | Author: Mark Kirkland | Story ID: 131332 | Viewcount: 17623