Nutrition and physical activity for the prevention and treatment of age-related sarcopenia.

@article{Bosaeus2016NutritionAP,
  title={Nutrition and physical activity for the prevention and treatment of age-related sarcopenia.},
  author={Ingvar Bosaeus and Elisabet Rothenberg},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={174-80}
}
Sarcopenia, defined as loss of skeletal muscle mass and function, is associated with adverse outcomes such as physical disability, impaired quality of life and increased mortality. Several mechanisms are involved in the development of sarcopenia. Potentially modifiable factors include nutrition and physical activity. Protein metabolism is central to the nutritional issues, along with other potentially modifying nutritional factors as energy balance and vitamin D status. An increasing but still… CONTINUE READING
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