Nutritional Approaches to Treating Sarcopenia

Douglas Paddon-Jones, Luc van Loon

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSarcopenia
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9781118343968
StatePublished - Jul 27 2012


  • Adequate nutrition, for muscle mass/strength/functional capacity
  • Age on protein anabolism, and response to meals
  • IOM's AMDR, flexibility with meal plan/individual need
  • Nutrition-focused sarcopenia, obstacles/opportunities
  • Nutritional approaches to treating sarcopenia
  • Protein/amino acid supplementation, in concert with exercise
  • RDA adequacy for protein, topics of debate
  • Sarcopenia, progressive, insidious, muscle mass loss after 30
  • Sarcopenic muscle loss in the elderly, continued failure in evidence-based care
  • Synergistic, physical/nutrition, on net muscle protein accretion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Paddon-Jones, D., & van Loon, L. (2012). Nutritional Approaches to Treating Sarcopenia. In Sarcopenia (pp. 275-295). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.