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Unformatted text preview: Complementary proteins: two protein sources that together make a complete protein Example: beans and rice Eating complementary proteins together is known as mutual supplementation Why Do We Need to Eat Proteins? The role of proteins includes: contributing tocell growth, repair, and maintenance Important for recovery from resistance training acting asenzymes and hormones helping maintainfluid, electrolyte and pH balance in some cases, serving asenergy source This is not a primary function Excess protein is eventually stored as fat What a bummer, huh?...
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