Muscle Fights Weight Gain

April 2001
Environmental Nutrition;Apr2001, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p3
Presents study results on the link between muscle cells and weight gain in the United States. Age factors of metabolism; Comparison of fat cells to muscle cells; Relevance of weight-training on rebuilding lost muscle mass.


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