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Breaking News on Protein and Aging: Episode 280

High protein diets are all the rage, but those who need protein the most may not be getting enough. Find out how much protein you should be eating for a long and healthy life.

By
Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS,
April 25, 2014
Episode #280

New research suggests that bumping up your protein intake could be one secret to healthier aging. In this week's episode, you'll learn:

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References

Fulgoni VL 3rd. Current protein intake in America: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003-2004. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 May;87(5):1554S-1557S. Link to Abstract

Tang M, McCabe GP, at al. Assessment of protein requirement in octogenarian women with use of the indicator amino acid oxidation technique. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Apr;99(4):891-8. Link to Abstract

Imai E, Tsubota-Utsugi M, et al. Animal protein intake is associated with higher-level functional capacity in elderly adults: the ohasama study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Mar;62(3):426-34. Link to Abstract.

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