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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 has 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...
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