Sarcopenia – a comparison

Here is a cross sectional electronic resonance image (MRI) of a 25 and 65 year old with a similar BMI. 

While both thighs look volumetrically similar, note the increased level of fat in the lower image of the 65 year old.

When looking at these images I can’t help thinking of comparing cuts of meat at the local butchers and seeing one as the potentially unhealthy choice? 


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