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Ultimate Guide to Types of Protein: Benefits and Intake for Health
Protein is a hot topic in medical and wellness news today. From the amount of protein you should be consuming, to the different types, to the new buzz around alternative proteins.
Muscle Atrophy and How to Prevent It
Muscle atrophy can occur for various reasons, but it always has the same result—a smaller, weaker muscle. In fact, each muscle cell will shrink individually making for a collectively weaker muscle.
Malnutrition: The Risks, Symptoms, and Treatment
Malnutrition happens when your diet does not contain the right amount of nutrients for optimal health. “It is a state of nourishment in which a deficiency, excess or imbalance of nutrients causes adverse effects on body form and physiology, function, and clinical outcome.” Even though malnutrition also includes overnutrition, this article will focus on undernutrition; not getting enough nutrients.
4 Ways to Stop Age-Related Muscle Loss
Sarcopenia is to muscle what osteoporosis is to bone. By age 30, many individuals have begun to lose muscle mass. This can amount to as much as 10% loss per decade between 30 and 60 years of age, and 15% each decade thereafter.