Higher Protein Intake Is Associated with Higher Lean Mass and Quadriceps Muscle Strength in Adult Men and Women

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URL: https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/145/7/1569/4616773

Journal: The Journal of Nutrition

Publication Date: 07/2015

 Summary: Our findings suggest that maintaining adequate protein intake with age may help preserve muscle mass and strength in adult men and women. Dietary protein types may differentially affect muscle mass and strength. Whether PP is a marker of dietary quality or has a direct effect on muscle strength (independent of lean mass) needs to be further clarified.

Key Takeaways

Both men and women can preserve muscle mass and strength as they age by prioritizing protein in their diet

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