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Protein Article Search The myth of eating and taking in more protein for the amino acids to enhance one’s strength and performance still has not been demonstrated; says the American Dietetic Association. They suggest that studies have gone to show no evidence of a larger protein intake or amino acid supplement to have any relation to fitness. Sports doctors and nutritionists who support of idea of higher protein intakes tend to offer no in depth or convincing data to support their theories. Therefore, the American Dietetic Association suggest the best thing to do when training is eating a regular well balanced diet and protein intakes should be evaluated by one’s weight. Recently studies have found that most Americans, whether they are athletically
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Unformatted text preview: active or not tend to eat twice as much protein as needed anyway. In the past it was thought that excess protein intake would not be harmful. Yet, we now know too much protein and amino acid intake can be very harmful. Excess amino acid intake can cause long-term kidney damage as well as interfering with normal digestion. Simply put, excessive intake of proteins and amino acids have no proof of enhancing physical performance. Reference: Stockton, W. (1988) Fitness; It May Not Be Exciting, But You'll Perform Best With a Balanced Diet. The New York Time, pg. C. 11 Retrieved March 18, 2009, from ProQuest database. http://proquest.umi.com.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/pqdweb? index=14&did=957858051&SrchMode=1&sid=1&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD &RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1237319117&clientId=13118 2...
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