M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Navneet Kaur


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Increasing age, hectic lifestyle, and inadequate diets might result in muscle loss. Here are a few healthy habits to develop to maintain muscle mass.

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1. Focus on Protein.

Adequate protein intake is vital to maintain a positive nitrogen balance and prevent muscle breakdown.

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Resistance or strength training has been shown to boost new muscle growth

2. Practice Resistance Training.

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Vitamin D is critical for strong muscle and skeletal health.

3. Maintain healthy vitamin D levels.

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Omega-3-rich foods like salmon, walnuts, and chia seeds are anti-inflammatory in nature. They have been shown to reduce muscle soreness and boost muscle protein synthesis. 

4. Consume Omega-3.

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Getting enough sleep is vital to maintain healthy blood sugar and hormone levels which is important for muscle growth and maintenance.

5. Proper Sleep.

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You can include health supplements like protein powders, multivitamins, or fish oil supplements that have been shown to assist in keeping muscles strong and healthy.

6. Consider health-boosting supplements.

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