Dietary protein intake is associated with better physical function and muscle strength among elderly women

Masoud Isanejad, Jaakko Mursu, Joonas Sirola, Heikki Kröger, Toni Rikkonen, Marjo Tuppurainen, Arja T. Erkkilä
  • British Journal Of Nutrition, February 2016, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.1017/s000711451600012x

Protein and physical function in elderly

What is it about?

To explore the relation of protein intake with physical function in elderly women.

Why is it important?

It is critical to prevent mobility disability in the elderly, and adequate protein intake might be beneficial to preserve muscle strength and physical function.


Dr Masoud Isanejad (Author)
Ita-Suomen yliopisto

Increasing the protein intake recommendation for the elderly is of great importance.

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