Dietary protein intake is associated with lean mass change in older, community-dwelling adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study.

@article{Houston2008DietaryPI,
  title={Dietary protein intake is associated with lean mass change in older, community-dwelling adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study.},
  author={Denise K. Houston and Barbara J Nicklas and Jingzhong Ding and Tamara B. Harris and Fran Tylavsky and Anne B. Newman and Jung Sun Lee and Nadine R. Sahyoun and Marjolein Visser and Stephen B. Kritchevsky},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={150-5}
}
BACKGROUND Dietary surveys suggest that many older, community-dwelling adults consume insufficient dietary protein, which may contribute to the age-related loss of lean mass (LM). OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to determine the association between dietary protein and changes in total LM and nonbone appendicular LM (aLM) in older, community-dwelling men and women. DESIGN Dietary protein intake was assessed by using an interviewer-administered 108-item food-frequency questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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