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Unformatted text preview: that have adequate quantity and quality of proteins. The protein intake for infants is approximately 5-6% of the total energy compared to an adult whose protein intake is approximately 10-15% of the total energy. However, research is still being conducted to determine recommendations for safe levels of proteins to be consumed by infants, particularly during the critical rapid period of growth, which is in the first 12 months. Works Cited Michaelsen, Kim Fleischer, Lawrence Weaver, Francesco Branca, and Aileen Robertson. "Chapter 3: energy and macronutrients.(Feeding and nutrition of infants and young children: guidelines for the WHO European Region, with emphasis on the former Soviet countries)." WHO Regional Publications, European Series (Annual 2003): NA. Academic OneFile . Gale. Apollo Library. 11 July 2009 <http://find.galegroup.com/ips/start.do?prodId=IPS>....
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