Are elderly people getting enough protein?

Sep 29, 2017

Many people have started to add more protein to their diets in recent years, either to build more muscle or lose weight. But research shows that elderly adults -- especially those who are critically ill -- need more protein than what is recommended. This week on WRVO's health and wellness show “Take Care,” hosts Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen talk with Stuart Phillips, a professor at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, who published a review challenging the current recommendations.

You can hear more on “Take Care” this weekend. Join us tomorrow morning at 6:30 or Sunday evening at 6:30 on WRVO.

Support for this story comes from the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York.