Information for healthcare professionals to learn more about the nutritional management of patients with malnutrition.

Bauer, J. et al. 2013. Evidence-Based Recommendations for Optimal Dietary Protein Intake in Older People: A Position Paper From the PROT-AGE Study Group

To help older people (>65 years) maintain and regain lean body mass and function, the PROT-AGE study group recommends average daily intake at least in the range of 1.0 to 1.2g protein per kilogram of body weight per day.