High Protein Intake May Curb Age-Related Inflammation

Consuming protein may be of benefit to those trying to lose weight or build muscle mass; recent research out of Tufts suggests that protein intake may be associated with slower progression of age-related inflammation.

Building on previous work, researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center On Aging at Tufts found adults aged 60 who had diets that on average included adequate protein, especially plant based protein, showed fewer signs of inflammaging, which is low grade age related chronic inflammation associated with frailty and illness.

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