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- Tappen, Ruth M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of nutrition in gerontology and geriatrics 2019 v.38 no.3 pp. 205-217
- African Americans; European Americans; Hispanic Americans; body weight; diet; females; mortality; muscle strength; muscle tissues; nutritional status; physical activity; protein intake
- ... Inadequate protein intake contributes to poor nutritional status, reduced muscle mass, strength and function, and increased mortality. Evaluating differences in protein intake and related health indicators among racial/ethnic groups enables the development of targeted interventions. This study’s purpose was to determine differences in protein intake, nutritional status, and muscle strength/functio ...