The importance of muscle

There are a lot of reasons why, at ANY age, making sure you have enough muscle is essential.

And they are not just the obvious reasons (e.g. helping the spine and joints cope better, coping with stress and so on).

This is not the author, by the way

A recent study shows how having enough muscle may help our health – in particular, may make it a lot less likely you will develop type 2 diabetes.

See this article, and also this article about the role that muscle has in helping combat depression.