New research published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism shows that middle-aged men who want to maintain or increase muscle mass as they age need to eat more protein-rich meat than what current health guidelines recommend. While the US Department of Agriculture recommends eating two to three ounces of meat per serving and Canada’s Food Guide recommends three-ounce portions, researchers at the Exercise Metabolism Research Group at McMaster University found that six-ounce servings of 85% lean ground beef offered better results for maintaining muscle mass. The study involved 35 middle-aged men (about 59 years old), and found that […]Continue reading Eat More Meat for Muscle Mass
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