Protein intake and lean body mass preservation during energy intake restriction in overweight older adults

Abstract

Background:Dietary-induced weight loss is generally accompanied by a decline in skeletal muscle mass. The loss of muscle mass leads to a decline in muscle strength and impairs physical performance. A high dietary protein intake has been suggested to allow muscle mass preservation during energy intake restriction.Objective:To investigate the impact of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2015.182

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