Increased Protein Intake Protects Muscle Loss

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A lot of us have been following this advice for awhile but here's a study that helps support it.

"This study essentially confirms what body builders have shown us for a long time -- a high protein diet helps prevent muscle loss when trying to lose fat," said Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal. "Although eating a well balanced diet is still necessary for health and weight maintenance, upping one's protein intake when dieting might be a useful tool in the short term."

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130829110430.htm?utm_content=buffer0b4c0&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=Buffer