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21 November 2017

As we get older, our bodies naturally lose muscle mass.

As we get older, our bodies naturally lose muscle mass, resulting in an increased risk of falls, mobility problems and frailty in elderly people. Canadian scientists have recently demonstrated that eating enough protein divided equally among three daily meals is the best way to remedy this problem. According to Samaneh Farsijani, one of the researchers involved, "we observed that participants of both sexes who consumed protein in a balanced way during the day had more muscle strength than those who consumed more during the evening meal and less at breakfast".

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