How to Fight Sarcopenia (Muscle Loss Due to Aging)

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Sarcopenia, the loss of muscle due to aging, may be reversible if you have signs of it. Many things including stress and a bad diet can worsen the effects of Saracopenia, however, a healthy diet and exercise can help to diminish it. Make sure you are eating a healthy balanced diet, including plenty of protein, vitamin D, omega 3 fatty acids, and creatine. These are all things to help your body build muscle. Exercise helps the stop and reversal of Sarcopenia too. You can do resistance training, walking, running, jogging, cycling, and more. Exercise is a great way to help build your muscle and some studies have shown over the coarse of weeks/months it stops the loss of muscle and helps gain muscle.

Key Takeaways:

  • the article is stating what sarcopenia is, which is (muscle lost)
  • the article states 4 factors that accelerate sarcopenia, which are immobility, unbalanced diet, inflammation, and severe stress
  • the article states how to tell if you have sarcopenia. Diminished muscle strength is the result. Early signs are feeling weaker over time and having trouble lifting objects that you can lift normally

“In fact, a healthy diet and regular exercise can reverse sarcopenia, increasing lifespan and quality of life.”

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