Protein: The Mortality Protector. Are You Getting Enough?

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  1. June 25, 2015

    […] Many medical experts believe the RDA for protein doesn’t fully protect older adults from loss of muscle mass and then, early mortality (see Part I, "Protein: The Mortality Protector. Are You Getting Enough?"). […]

  2. July 3, 2015

    […] Healthy older adults (and possibly middle-aged ones too) require more than RDA protein levels for frailty and mortality prevention. The optimum: .45 grams per pound — .54 grams per pound of body weight daily (see Part I, "Protein: The Mortality Protector"). […]

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