Muscle Health, COVID 19, & Immunity from Disease

Jul 30, 2020 | aging, books, culture, Health, politics, technology

Muscle Health, COVID 19, & Immunity from Disease

Fitness Friday Interview Series

Welcome to The Not Old Better Show. I’m Paul Vogelzang, and this is episode #466. Today’s show is brought to you by Sun Basket and Thrive Market.

As part of our Fitness Friday interview series, today’s show is about one of my favorite subjects, muscle health, COVID, and disease immunity. And, we have just the person to discuss it with us in Dr. Suzette Pereira.

Suzette Pereira, Ph.D., is an Associate Research Fellow at Abbott leading studies focused on muscle health and muscle loss due to aging.

Dr. Pereira’s research is focused on evaluating nutritional therapies that can prevent muscle and strength declines due to sarcopenia, hospitalization, and chronic diseases. She has led preclinical studies to identify key ingredients (such as HMB) that can prevent muscle wasting.  Her current work is focused on translating the findings from preclinical studies to human clinical studies to help improve nutritional products for adults.

We’ll be talking about sarcopenia, muscle wasting, chronic disease, and muscle loss, general muscle health.

Please join me in welcoming to The Not Old Better Show, Dr. Suzette Pereira.

My thanks to Dr Suzette Pereira, for joining us today to talk about muscle health. My thanks to Sun Basket and Thrive Market for sponsoring today’s show, and my thanks always to you, my wonderful Not Old Better Show audience. Remember, stay safe everyone, practice smart social distancing, and Talk About Better. The Not Old Better Show. Thanks, everybody.

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