Dietary Animal Protein Intake: Association with Muscle Mass Index in Older Women

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URL: https://search.proquest.com/openview/9a3204a54c082a9af8b64c16cd0a6a8e/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=28850

Journal: The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging

 Publication Date: 09/2007

 Summary: 38 women aged 57-75 were studied. Body composition, physical activity and dietary intake was assessed. Animal protein intake was an independant predictor of muscle mass index.

Key Takeaways

Diets higher in animal protein sources correlate with better preservation of muscle mass.

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