Meat, fish, eggs and milk (have the balance of amino acids that we require for our bodiesWe Don’t need much tryptophan, we need a lot of lysineIncomplete proteins Wheat (not enough valine, deficient in lysine)Corn RiceoVideo 6Vegetarians = no consumption of animalsVegans = no product from animals Have to be careful of what they consume oBrown rice = low in lysine eat beans = high lysineoBread is made of flour and some bean protein to increase lysineoSoy complete proteinoVideo 7Red meatMajor part of diet in N.A A paper o38,000 and 84,000 women studied for mortality oEnhanced mortality 13% when consumption of red-meat was 1 serving a day o8-9% fewer day if we consume less than 0.5% red meat a dayHigh consumption of red meat, especially processedmeat may increase all-cause mortality (20% mortality enhancement)Easier to get protein from chicken, eggs and milk than from beef oSoy: 220 million tons world-wide. 15million eated, 144million is fed to animals54kg produce only 3kg of beef! oTo raise meat: for one animal to be slaughtered it costs about 6 barrels of oil (to raise the crops, get the water etc), lots of Co2 producedCarbon footprint is 24:1 for producing beef compared to producing vegetablesoChina’s import surge to meet demandoIn order to have people eat less meat, we should limit the amount of meat to 3 oz Protein alternativesoTransform insects to food
Scorpion scaloppini Efficiency? % of feed to body substanceGerman cockroach = 44% proteinBeef = 10%Transportation costsoExpensive to get beef to markets.
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Nutrition, Unsaturated fat, Saturated fat, Trans fat, protein 50g