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RFC #9 - When describing that amino acids are wasted means...

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ESS-3 Health and Nutrition Professor Art Gilbert Spring ‘09 Ready for Class #9 1. Name four over-lapping problems of both too much protein (excess protein consumption) and too little protein consumption (protein deficiency). a. Mineral excretion especially that of calcium and iron. b. Kidney damage c. Dehydration d. Increased risk for arthritis and gout 2. What does “wasted” mean when describing amino acids?
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Unformatted text preview: When describing that amino acids are wasted means that those amino acids were not used to build proteins. Amino acids are “wasted” when energy is lacking, protein is overabundant, amino acids are over supplied in supplemental form or diet contains too many low quality proteins (or too few essential amino acids)....
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