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Beef Up: Middle-Aged Men May Need More to Maintain Muscle Mass, McMaster University Study


2/5/2013 7:46:48 AM

People tend to lose muscle mass as they age; researchers are investigating ways to delay or counteract age-related muscle loss. A study conducted by the Exercise Metabolism Research Group at McMaster University suggests that current guidelines for meat consumption are based on the protein needed to prevent deficiency without consideration for preservation of muscle mass, particularly for older individuals who are looking to maintain their muscle as they age.

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