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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Do I need protein drinks if I am working out?" "Tips to help you make wise choices from the protein foods group," "Vary your protein choices," "What are considered lean cuts of meat?"
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Dietary protein requirements of younger and older adults.”
CDC: "Diabetes and Kidney Disease: What to Eat?” "How much physical activity do older adults need?" "Protein."
Dee Sandquist, registered dietitian; spokesperson, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Fage: "Protein and diet."
Harvard School of Public Health: "The Nutrition Source: Eggs and heart disease," "The Nutrition Source: Nuts for the Heart," "The Nutrition Source: Protein, Moving Closer to Center Stage," "The Nutrition Source: Protein," "Snacking on nuts may help stave off weight gain in the long run.”
Joan Salge Blake, registered dietitian; clinical associate professor, Boston University; spokesperson, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; author, Nutrition & You.
Ruth Frechman, registered dietitian; spokesperson, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; author, The Food Is My Friend Diet.
U.S. Department of Agriculture: "How much food from the protein foods group is needed daily?" "Dairy: Health benefits and nutrients," "How much food from the dairy group is needed daily?" "National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference,” "What counts as an ounce equivalent in the protein foods group?" "Why is it important to make lean or low-fat choices from the protein foods group?"
U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Protein and older adults.”
Journal of the American College of Nutrition: "Protein and older adults.”
The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine: "Evidence-Based Recommendations for Optimal Dietary Protein Intake in Older People: A Position Paper From the PROT-AGE Study Group.”
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care: "Dietary protein recommendations and the prevention of sarcopenia."
American Heart Association: "Are eggs good for you or not?”
Mayo Clinic: "Dietary fiber: Essential for a healthy diet,” ”Omega-3 in fish: How eating fish helps your heart.”
Archives of Neurology: "Fish consumption and cognitive decline with age in a large community study.”
Journal of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome: "Advantage of Dairy for Improving Aging Muscle.”
Reviewed by Christine Mikstas, RD, LD on February 26, 2020
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