It’s not just the number of years you live; it’s how you live them.
Do you just want to to live longer or do you want to live longer and live well? In addition to a long life we also want a long life but w at least 1.0 to 1.2 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day. Malnourished or ill seniors should aim to get 1.2 to 1.5 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day, or more with severe illness. For a person who weighs 68kg (150lbs), that translates to about 80-100g of protein, or about 4-5 palm-sized servings of protein