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The effects of increased protein intake on overall energy intake in older adults

Boosting protein intake may help stave off the loss of muscle strength and function that can come with age. But does increasing protein affect energy intake in older adults as well? We cover a recent meta-analysis that explored this question.

Study under review: The Impact of Protein Supplementation on Appetite and Energy Intake in Healthy Older Adults: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis

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What is the effect of protein supplementation on energy intake in healthy older adults?

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