July 14, 2015

Nutrition Tip – Age, muscles, and weight control

By Kate- Dietitian

proteinDid you know that the amount of muscle you have changes with age? This not only impacts your strength but the number of calories you burn even at rest. Regular strength training counteracts loss of muscle mass and fires up your metabolism.

Support your muscle building and maintenance with protein rich foods at each of your meals.  Good sources of protein are beans, lentils, lean meats, yogurt, eggs, and milk.

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