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Vitamin D status affects strength gains in older adults supplemented with a combination of β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate, arginine, and lysine: a cohort study.

Authors
  • Fuller, John C Jr
  • Baier, Shawn
  • Flakoll, Paul
  • Nissen, Steven L
  • Abumrad, Naji N
  • Rathmacher, John A
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2011
Volume
35
Issue
6
Pages
757–762
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0148607111413903
PMID: 21807930
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The nutrient cocktail of HMB/ARG/LYS alone was effective in increasing muscle mass regardless of vitamin D status, but accompanying strength increases were observed only when participants also had adequate vitamin D status indicating a synergistic effect between the HMB/ARG/LYS and vitamin D.

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