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Protein foods provide nutrients important for keeping your body healthy. Proteins are like building blocks for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. They are also building blocks for enzymes, hormones, and vitamins.
Women over the age of 60 should eat 5–6-ounce equivalents of protein a day.
Men over the age of 60 should eat 5 ½ to 6 ½ ounce equivalents.
One ounce equivalent of protein is
To learn more about protein visit www.myplate.gov.
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This content is not a substitute for medical advice from a licensed practitioner. Please consult with your physician to see if the advice in this article is appropriate for you.
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