Month: July 2014

Science Review on Muscle Health: Soy protein can help build and preserve lean muscle mass

Aging adults often experience changes in body composition resulting in weight loss due to a condition called sarcopenia.  Sarcopenia is characterized by a decrease in lean muscle mass and a gain in fat mass. The exact mechanisms involved in development of sarcopenia have not been defined but it is clear that there is an age-related…
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Sodium Reduction Today

In the food industry, it’s well known that salt =flavor. Unfortunately we’ve been told that there is too much of a good thing. The average consumer is consuming 3,400 mg of sodium daily while the guidelines set by the Institute of Medicine recommend less than 2,300 mg for the average consumer. For those older than…
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