Effects of consuming ounce equivalent portions of fresh pork versus nuts, beans, and eggs, as defined by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans on essential amino acid substrate availability for protein anabolism in older adults

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You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: healthy | obese | IRB-2019-354 (PURDUE) | overweight
  • Age: Between 55 - 75 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
Inclusion Criteria
Age 55-75 years 
Have a BMI between 20 and 35
Be weight stable (± 4.5 kg/10 lbs in previous 3 months)
Not currently (or within 3 months pre-study) following a vigorous exercise regimen of > 3 hours per week
Not be diabetic
Be non-smoking
Willing to consume study foods and travel to the testing facility for study visits
Exclusion Criteria
Age <55 or >75 years
BMI <20 or >35
Weight loss or gain > 4.5 kg/10 lbs in the previous 3 months
Following a stable intensive physical activity regimen during the previous 3 months for > 3 hours per week of moderate or high intensity exercise, resistance, or aerobic training.
Pregnant or lactating

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