Proteins play an important role in supporting health throughout all stages of life: from growing up to healthy ageing. For children, proteins are essential for normal growth and development.1 Later in life proteins help to maintain muscle mass and muscle strength, which is essential for staying mobile and active.2
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Download protein magazine (pdf)This magazine provides information on protein recommendations for different target groups, such as children, adults, pregnant women, athletes and older adults. It also provides explanation on protein quality, essential amino acids and the health benefits of protein.
- Whitney, E., & Rolfes SR. Understanding Nutrition. 12th ed. Cengage Learning; 2011.
- Bauer J, Biolo G, Cederholm T, et al. Evidence-based recommendations for optimal dietary protein intake in older people: A position paper from the prot-age study group. J Am Med Dir Assoc. Published online 2013. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2013.05.021