A group of experts in Asia has finalised 14 consensus statements around muscle health in healthy elderly and those suffering from sarcopenia, including recommendation for protein, leucine, and L-carnitine supplementation.
A novel nutritional supplement combined with high-intensity exercise may boost working memory, reaction time, and processing efficiency for Air Force Airmen more than exercise alone, says a study from the US Air Force, Abbott, and the University of Illinois.
Military personnel undergoing high intensity training may benefit from HMB supplements, says a new study from the University of Central Florida, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, and the Israel Defense Force.
Adding the amino acid derivative beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) and the disaccharide sweetener isomaltulose to whey protein powder improves recovery from demanding exercise, researchers have found.
Aging populations and the growing threat of degenerative muscle loss (sarcopenia) will provide a lucrative category for brands to target, say industry experts, but the current recommended daily intakes for protein are simply nowhere near enough.