Losing Muscle With Age

Losing Muscle With Age

We can lose muscle
as we age.

Up to 8% muscle loss each decade after age 40.1-4

Many people can feel weaker and less like themselves as they age. This can be due to a natural process of progressive muscle loss that may begin after age 40. And it can accelerate if you’re suffering from illness or injury.5-6 Without strength and energy, it might be hard to feel like yourself, to stay independent and to keep doing the things you love.

Ensure Enlive
Ensure® Enlive® bottle meant for muscle loss with age

HMB and protein
can help rebuild

HMB (β-Hydroxy β-Methylbutyrate) is a compound found in small amounts in your body and in certain foods. It can help stop muscle deterioration while protein can help rebuild muscle.
It’s difficult to get enough HMB in your diet, but two servings of Ensure® Enlive® daily provides a recommended level of HMB and 40g protein to help you:
  • Regain strength and energy
  • Remain active and independent
  • Maintain lean body mass for strength and mobility
  • Support recovery from illness, injury and surgery
HMB + 20g Protein

Ensure Enlive has all-in-one benefits

Ensure Enlive provides all-in-one nutrition and has ingredients like HMB and protein to help support muscle, bone, heart, immune, and digestive tract health.

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Supports muscle health

Ensure Enlive is the only complete, balanced nutrition shake that has the unique ingredient HMB, plus 20 grams of high-quality protein for muscle health, vitality, and recovery.

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Supports heart health

Ensure Enlive is an excellent source of plant-based Omega-3 ALA for heart health.

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Supports Digestive Health

Ensure Enlive has 3 grams of prebiotic fiber to support growth of good bacteria in the digestive tract.

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Supports Bone Health

Ensure Enlive has 120% of the daily value of Vitamin D and 50% of the daily value of calcium to support strong bones.

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Supports Immune Health

Ensure Enlive is an excellent source of antioxidants (vitamins C and E and selenium) to support normal immune function.

Nutrition Plays a Big Role

Check out the articles below to learn how nutrition can increase your muscle strength and give you added energy. You can also have a live chat with our Nutritionist to learn more about how Enlive can fill nutritional gaps and rebuild muscle.

Ensure Enlive Recipes

Good nutrition is important for your overall health. We’ve created some delicious recipes using Ensure Enlive so you know you are getting the vitamins and minerals you need for strength and energy.

See More Nutritional Recipes

Exercise is Important

Exercise can increase your muscle strength and energy. Plus, it can help improve blood sugar control, heart health, and weight control. Check out the helpful fitness articles below.


Improved health outcomes within
90 days*

The Nourish Study, one of the largest clinical studies of its kind, found that Ensure Enlive, which has HMB and protein, significantly improved health outcomes. Patients who drank Ensure Enlive twice daily saw improvements in:
  • Nutritional status
  • Weight gain
  • Vitamin D levels
*In a clinical trial with over 600 undernourished people with heart or lung disease age 65 or older, using Ensure Enlive twice daily versus a placebo control significantly improved nutritional status, body weight, and vitamin D levels over standard diet within 90 days of hospital discharge.
Improvement In Nutritional Status

Learn about muscle loss and recovery

Ensure® Enlive® bottle meant for muscle loss with age

What Is HMB and What Does It Do?


Learn about the power of protein

Protein is in every living cell and plays a major role in your body. Find out more about this powerful nutrient and how to get enough of it.

Nutritious & Delicious Ensure Enlive Recipes

You can have your muscle-building nutrition and enjoy it just as much in tasty recipes created just for Ensure Enlive. Click on the link and get cooking!

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