Why You Need Protein to Stay Stronger As You Age

If you’ve reached your 50s or 60s, your body’s needs for dietary protein may have taken an unexpected turn upward. If you want the same muscle-building response that a mere 10-20 grams of protein could produce in your youth, then new research suggests you’re better off getting 30 or more grams in each meal.

2018-03-16T14:11:21+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Healthy Aging|

Stop Sarcopenia Before it Starts

Did you know that age related muscle loss, also known as sarcopenia, begins as early as your 30th birthday? Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Communication Specialist Lindsay Gnant M.Sc., RDN. explains how sarcopenia isn’t something that happens overnight, but gradually over time. “But the good news is that no matter your age you can take steps right now to improve your muscle health,” says Lindsay. Listen in as Lindsay shares how to fight back against muscle loss and lays out how you can utilize Isagenix products to help protect and build your lean muscle.

2018-04-12T16:12:36+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Healthy Aging, Multimedia, Science Talks|

Aging Adults Should Keep Muscle When Losing Weight

Muscle and strength are known predictors of physical function, metabolism, and overall health for aging adults. But a critical problem for many older individuals is the significant loss of muscle mass that frequently accompanies attempted weight loss that can offset the benefits of reducing body fat (2, 3). Finding a way to keep muscle while losing body fat is a primary goal during the aging process.

2018-03-16T14:30:00+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Healthy Aging, Personal Care, Weight Loss|

Fight Back Against Muscle Loss

Beginning around age 30, we begin to lose muscle and gain body fat every year. Specifically, age-related muscle loss occurs at an average rate of three to five percent per decade between the ages of 30 and 60 and accelerates significantly after age 60. This is a serious concern since abnormally low muscle mass, know as sarcopenia, is linked to loss of strength and mobility, culminating in unhealthy aging and frailty.

2018-03-16T14:34:40+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Healthy Aging|
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