Whey protein, amino acids, and vitamin D supplementation with physical activity increases fat-free mass and strength, functionality, and quality of life and decreases inflammation in sarcopenic elderly.

@article{Rondanelli2016WheyPA,
  title={Whey protein, amino acids, and vitamin D supplementation with physical activity increases fat-free mass and strength, functionality, and quality of life and decreases inflammation in sarcopenic elderly.},
  author={Mariangela Rondanelli and Catherine Klersy and Gilles Terracol and Jacopo Talluri and Roberto Maugeri and Davide Guido and Milena Anna Faliva and Bruno Sebastiano Solerte and Marisa Fioravanti and Henry Charles Lukaski and Simone Perna},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={830-40}
}
BACKGROUND Interventions to attenuate the adverse effects of age-related loss of skeletal muscle and function include increased physical activity and nutritional supplementation. OBJECTIVE This study tested the hypothesis that nutritional supplementation with whey protein (22 g), essential amino acids (10.9 g, including 4 g leucine), and vitamin D [2.5 μg (100 IU)] concurrent with regular, controlled physical activity would increase fat-free mass, strength, physical function, and quality of… CONTINUE READING
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