Make sure you get enough protein


Interesting article in Time today…

Paddon-Jones presented some interesting new data from his lab on the effect of eating protein on muscle-building in both young and  elderly study subjects. He reported that contrary to conventional wisdom, which holds that the elderly tend to lose their ability to make muscle from the protein they eat, rates of muscle building remains the same throughout life – as little as 4 oz of lean beef or chicken (which contains about 30g of protein) can boost muscle bulk by 50%.

Read the full article here…

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