According to a recent nationwide study by InBody, a global leader in body composition analysis in association with IPSOS, a leading global market and opinion research firm, an alarmingly large proportion of Indians suffer from poor muscle health. The study was conducted across eight cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Patna and Hyderabad. Covering 1,243 people, the respondents were a mix of working and non-working individuals between the age of 30-55 years. As per the study, 71% Indians suffer from poor muscle health and need to gain muscle mass. Poor muscle mass could lead to impaired muscle function, fatigue and poor metabolic health. Nutrition and exercise have shown to play a major role in improving muscle health. It is important that we increase our dietary protein consumption by including more of protein-rich foods in the daily diet.