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Unformatted text preview: 1 4. Measures of Protein Quality d. Protein-Digestibility-Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) EAA composition compared to needs Adjusted for digestibility Used to determine % DV FDA standard for food protein quality FDA standard for food protein quality Example- (0.7 amino acid score) x (0.8 digestibility score) = 0.7 X 0.8 = 0.56 * 2 V. Proteins in the Diet D. Current U.S. Intake Above RDA levels in general Men: 100 g/day Women: 70 g/day Average ~ 15% of energy intake * 3 Choosing Healthy Protein Sources VI. Vegetarianism Wheres the beef In the field or on your plate? * 4 Why? Health benefit Animal ethics/welfare Ecological concerns Religion Religion Cultural Cultural Personal choice Personal choice A. Types of Vegetarian Diets 1. Semi-vegetarian no red meat (beef, pork) 2. Lacto-ovo vegetarian eats plant foods + dairy products + eggs * 5 A. Types of Vegetarian Diets 3. Lactovegetarian eats plant foods + dairy products 4. Vegan plant foods only (no animal products) * 6 B. Advantages of Vegetarianism Low fat, high fiber diet (generally) meatless isnt always low fat fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HUN 2201 taught by Professor Sitren during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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