In the previous five newsletters three have been about the health risk of low grade, chronic metabolic acidosis, primarily related to a low potassium/high acid-based diet and two have been about the importance of muscle and dietary protein optimization. While, in these newsletters, I was writing about the subjects in isolation, is there, in fact, … Continue reading Acid/Alkaline Balance and Muscle/Protein Optimization – Is There a Relationship Between the Two?
In part I of this series I presented a review of the fascinating paper by Argiles et al (1) that presented compelling information that loss of muscle mass during illness, both acute and chronic, is more than just a mechanical issue where the only concerns are movement and pain. Rather loss of muscle mass is … Continue reading Under Appreciated Issues in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – Muscle/Dietary Protein Update Part – II
Upon finishing part III of my metabolic acidosis/potassium series that appeared in the November 2018 Moss Nutrition Report, I had every intention of writing part IV for January of 2019. However, as the time came to write part IV, I decided that, while there is still a large volume of research on this issue that I … Continue reading Under Appreciated Issues in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – Muscle/Dietary Protein Update – Part I