Human Nutrition Lecture 9

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Human Nutrition Lecture 9 Food Proteins: Quality, Use, and Need Protein quality can make the difference between health and disease when: o Food energy intake is limited (limited calories) o Selection of foods I limited (low variety) Soy is not as plentiful in protein but study suggests that it is high in amino acid distribution… gluten is extremely low in amino acid distribution…most legumes have middle range in amino acid distribution Grains are short in lycine and beans are short in cystine and this can boost the protein quality score -DRI: .8kg/day…Dietary Guidelines: 5 to 6.5 oz equivalents and every day 3 cups fat-free or low-fat milk or yogurt or fortified soy and eat a variety of food to provide protein from other sources…Daily Values: 50 g/day…WHO: 10-15% calories…DRI AMDR: 10-35% of daily calories HOW MUCH PROTEIN DO PEOPLE REALLY NEED? Positive balance: growing child, muscle builder, pregnant woman Equilibrium: college student, healthy adult Negative balance: astronaut, surgery patient
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course HUMBIO 130 taught by Professor Gardner,c during the Spring '08 term at Stanford.

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