Protein Isn’t Just A Fitness Thing—Why Women 50+ Need More

We’re well aware of the buzz around carbohydrates and fats, but protein is often an overlooked component of our dietary needs. Recent research suggests that women 50 and over should aim to get an average of 20-25 grams of protein three times a day to maintain healthy bones and muscles. If this feels like an overwhelming task, consider high protein options such as lean meat, trail mix, or Greek yogurt. Learn more in my T Chats video.

Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. is a leading medical expert in the fields of integrative medicine, dietary supplements, herbal medicine, women’s health, and natural medicine.