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Life Stage Nutrition and Metabolism / aging 

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Aging, sarcopenia, and protein intake

: Life Stage Nutrition and Metabolism
: protein, aging, sarcopenia, muscle
Gregory Miller22 - 15 2012 / (1)
Sarcopenia, or the loss of muscle mass with aging, is a significant public health concern, with some estimating as much as a 1% loss of lean mass per year after the age of 30 years (1,2). Loss of muscle mass and associated declines in strength and mobility may not only ...
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Need to better understand nutrient intakes at younger and older ages

: Life Stage Nutrition and Metabolism
: nutrient intakes, young, aging
Betsy Booren32 - 15 2012 / (0)
Need to better understand nutrient intakes at younger and older ages and what health affect there is as nutrient intake levels may change, therefore making it difficult to meet nutrient requirements. There is evidence that nutrient intake is critical in the older population where food intake declines making it harder ...