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CEU | New Concepts in Nutrition: Sarcopenia and Protein with the Older Adult

Talks/Lectures, Education, Health & Wellness/Nutrition

This program will review the relationship between aging and changes in body composition, specifically as it relates to sarcopenia, the loss of muscle mass and strength due to aging. It will examine recent research and recommendations for protein and other relevant nutrient needs in the older adult and demonstrate how to calculate protein requirements. Lastly, it will provide examples of diet and lifestyle modifications to help prevent and/or slow the progression of sarcopenia.