Studies related to IGF-1 and Zinc

Zinc Increases The Effects Of Essential Amino Acids-whey Protein Supplements In Frail Elderly

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 61
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 65+
Body Types Average, Underweight
Notes for this study:
While supplementation of protein (given to both groups) increased IGF-1 concentrations in frail elderly persons who were hospitalized, supplementation of 30mg elemental zinc for a period of four weeks was able to augment the increase in IGF-1 and further improve on functional capacities of these elderly persons.

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