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Need to better understand the protein requirements for the aging population 

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: National Nutrition Monitoring
: protein, aging, muscle
: Betsy Booren32 15 Oct 2012
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New research suggests that higher protein diets for older individuals may improve muscle health. The impact on reducing healthcare costs (in terms of falls, etc), particularly with a rise in this demographic predicted over the next few years may be significant. Need to determine what role protein plays in the older populations and if current protein intake recommendations are adequate.

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