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Preserving muscle mass over time is the dream of every person, especially those who particano sport and took time to build it.

Sarcopenia is the progressive loss of muscle mass that occurs as a natural consequence of 'aging. Losing muscle mass means increasing the risk of falls and therefore fractures and injuries.

has recently conducted a study on the part of the 'International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), which is examining the role of nutrition in maintaining muscle mass.

Researchers have identified nutritional factors that contribute to loss of muscle mass, and others who help to maintain muscle mass.

"To counter sarcopenia is critical in first practice regular resistance training," said Professor Jean-Philippe Bonjour, co-author and professor of medicine at the University of Geneva. "But not only that you need a balanced diet with proper nutritional intake and a good acid / alkaline"

Here are the nutritional factors useful for the maintenance of muscle mass and prevention of sarcopenia:

Proteins: fundamental for maintaining the mass muscolarei. It recommends an intake of 1.0 to 1.2 g per kg of body weight per day, in people without impairment of renal function.

Vitamin D: an adequate intake of vitamin D should be ensured through exposure to sunlight and / or integration.

Avoid fatty food loads: excessive intake of acidic foods, with low intake of alkalizing fruits and vegetables, can have negative effects on musculoskeletal health.

Vitamin B12 and / or folic acid play a role in improving the functionality and muscle strength.  

Supplements Vitamins

Supplements for Muscle Health