NHMtest2 - What isn't an essential amino acid? An essential...

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What isn’t an essential amino acid? An essential amino acid is one that cannot be synthesized by the body and therefore must be ingested. What are amino acids used/required for? Building blocks of protein, protein synthesis, growth and repair In what foods do you find all essential amino acids? Complete proteins (broccoli) If you’re a vegetarian how do you get your protein? Soy protein, milk, seafood, textured veggie proteins, improved grains, insects, yeast How many pounds is it safe to lose per week? 2 pounds What are energy bars? They are like candy bars with added vitamins What’s quatchioracore? Protein calorie malnutrition of children To make protein what do you need? Amino Acids Who should carbo-load? Athletes that concentrate on anaerobic exercise/endurance athletes (running, soccer, cross country skiing, long distance swimming, bike racing), longer than 60 mins What should you have as a pre athletic event meal? A moderate sized meal 3-4 hrs before, avoid sweets, raw fruits and veggies, dried fruits, nuts, highly spiced food, gas-forming foods, diuretics, foods high in fat and sugar. Drink lots of
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