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Vitamin C could help over 50s retain muscle mass

31 Aug 2020 by Ted Escobedo   1 min read

A recent study shows that older people who eat plenty of vitamin C -- commonly found in citrus fruits, berries and vegetables -- have the best skeletal muscle mass.

This is important because people tend to lose skeletal muscle mass as they get older -- leading to sarcopenia (a condition characterized by loss of skeletal muscle mass and function), frailty and reduced quality of life.

Know more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200826200709.htm

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