• Can These Nutrients Help Prevent Muscle Wasting?

    10 days ago - By Mercola

    As you age, your body naturally tends to lose muscle. This condition is known as sarcopenia or muscle wasting. A 2022 study published in the journal Nutrients 1 found increasing certain nutrients could lower your risk of sarcopenia as you age.
    If you are not proactive, you can expect to lose approximately 15% of your muscle mass between your 30s and your 80s. 2 An estimated 3 10% to 25% of older adults under age 70 and half of those over age 80 have sarcopenia.
    Even when you're younger, if you are forced to stay in bed it can have a dramatic impact on your muscle mass. In one 2015 review...
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