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Nutrition and sarcopenia: a review of the evidence and implications for preventive strategies.

Abstract:

Prevention of age-related losses in muscle mass and strength is key to protecting physical capability in older age and enabling independent living. To develop preventive strategies, a better understanding is needed of the lifestyle factors that influence sarcopenia and the mechanisms involved. Existing evidence indicates the potential importance of diets of adequate quality, to ensure sufficient intakes of protein, vitamin D, and antioxidant nutrients. Although much of this evidence is observ...

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10.1155/2012/510801

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Robinson, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Aihie Sayer, A More by this author
Journal:
Journal of aging research
Volume:
2012
Pages:
510801
Publication date:
2012
DOI:
EISSN:
2090-2212
ISSN:
2090-2204
URN:
uuid:84c1801e-95d3-43cb-b23d-57622b0bf8de
Source identifiers:
325184
Local pid:
pubs:325184
Language:
English

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