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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
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Older adults who suffer from sarcopenia may benefit from high-protein diets. High protein intake will also help to keep their bones strong.

______ True    ______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Older adults who suffer from sarcopenia may benefit from high-protein diets. High protein intake will also help to keep their bones strong” is true or false.

Introduction: Sarcopenia disease is related to the ageing process in which degenerative loss of skeletal muscle mass occurs. Therefore, it is more common in older population. It is recommended for older people to have proper nutritious and balanced diet and maintain their physical health.

Explanation

In old age, it is often recommended that moderately increasing daily protein intake can enhance muscle protein anabolism and helps in reducing the progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass (sarcopenia).

Data from research studies indicate that high protein diet is...

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