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GPs should prescribe protein powders and strength training to elderly, say experts

by Sarah Knapton » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:11 am







GPs should prescribe protein powders and weight lifting to pensioners to help reverse frailty, health experts have recommended.

Increases in life expectancy have led to rising numbers of frail elderly people and it is estimated that one in 10 people suffers with infirmity, rising to half of those over 80.


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