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Unformatted text preview: intake or food labels. 9. What factors affect the quality of dietary protein? How is protein quality assessed? What is a complete protein? What is an incomplete protein? What is a limiting amino acid? How do animal and plant proteins compare in terms of protein quality? What is meant by “complementary proteins”? 10. What is the Daily Value for protein (g/day)? Why is the %DV not usually listed on a food label? What would a manufacturer need to do in order to list the %DV for protein on a label? 11. Describe the different types of vegetarian diets. How do vegetarians meet their protein needs without eating meat? What are the advantages and disadvantages of vegetarian diets? 12. What are the health consequences of inadequate protein and energy intake? Describe marasmus and kwashiorkor. How are the two conditions different, and in what ways do they overlap? 13. How might excess protein intake affect health?...
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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.
- Fall '08