GHP May 2017

GHP / May 2017 11 Company: GELITA Contact: Oliver Wolf Email: [email protected] Address: Uferstr. 7 69412 Eberbach, Germany Web Address: GELITA – Improving Quality of Life g options, from sports and lifestyle interventions to the use of preventive nutrients. Nutritionists point out that a large number of elderly people suffer from a condition known as sarcopenia. This steady loss of lean muscle mass, along with an increase in fat mass, is one of the hallmarks of aging that goes hand in hand with a loss of strength and mobility and poses a serious health problem to our aging society. To fight sarcopenia GELITA has developed specific Bioactive Collagen Peptides® named BODYBALANCE®. A double- blind placebo-controlled study was conducted at the Institute of Sports and Sports Science at the University of Freiburg, Germany, to investigate the