Nutrition and muscle health

B. Arosio, M. Cesari

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he increase in human life expectancy at birth and the rapid aging of the population represent major social phenomena of this time. These changes have enormous implications on public health. In order to promote healthy aging and further increase the years of life spent without disabilities, it is necessary to develop interventions on lifestyle.
A large body of evidence has been produced over the past years to demonstrate the crucial role played by nutrition on the health status of the skeletal muscle. In fact, malnutrition plays a key role in several adverse outcomes in older adults, including chronic disease burden, frailty and mortality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2021


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