Dietary Interventions for Muscle Mass

2014-08-27 03:12:54 | BioPortfolio


Dietary intervention to prevent sarcopenia in elderly people. The objective of this study is to test whether meat structure plays an important role in protein digestion, to maximise the amino acid availability and to stimulate the muscle protein growth in elderly people.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Bio-availability Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention




Intact or minced beef meat


Universiteit Maastricht, Bewegingswetenschappen


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Maastricht University Medical Center

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:54-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Meat such as beef, pork, or lamb which contains more MYOGLOBIN than POULTRY or SEAFOOD.

The process of aging due to changes in the structure and elasticity of the skin over time. It may be a part of physiological aging or it may be due to the effects of ultraviolet radiation, usually through exposure to sunlight.

The aggregate enterprise of technically producing packaged meat.

Fats present in food, especially in animal products such as meat, meat products, butter, ghee. They are present in lower amounts in nuts, seeds, and avocados.

Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. Through basic and clinical biomedical research and training, it conducts and supports research into the nature of the aging process and diseases associated with the later stages of life. The Institute was established in 1974.

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