If the speed with which you walk has diminished, you feel tired, you have a hard time keeping your balance, climbing stairs, sitting or getting up, you are at risk of suffering sarcopenia . This is the loss of mass, function and muscular strength , condition that can be prevented at win and keep muscle .
María del Consuelo Velázquez Alva , medical surgeon and research professor of the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Xochimilco (UAM), explains to GetQoralHealth that from the 30 years Begin to decrease the muscle mass between 0.4 and 0.8 kilograms per decade on average.
40% of the body is muscle mass. To maintain an adult requires consuming 1 gram of protein per kilogram of weight per day.