RFC #8

RFC #8 - 2. What is the RDA for protein for adults in the...

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ESS-3 Health and Nutrition Professor Art Gilbert Spring ‘09 Ready for Class #8 1. Define a complete protein. Complete proteins are those that contain all of the essential amino acids in the quantity and correct ratio to maintain nitrogen balance and to allow tissue growth and repair.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. What is the RDA for protein for adults in the U.S.? The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for protein for adults in the U.S. is 0.8 gm/kg (good quality protein/ body weight) or 0.36 gm/lb....
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