Meat fish eggs and milk have the balance of amino acids that we require for our

Meat fish eggs and milk have the balance of amino

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Meat, fish, eggs and milk (have the balance of amino acids that we require for our bodies We Don’t need much tryptophan, we need a lot of lysine Incomplete proteins Wheat (not enough valine, deficient in lysine) Corn Rice o Video 6 Vegetarians = no consumption of animals Vegans = no product from animals Have to be careful of what they consume o Brown rice = low in lysine eat beans = high lysine o Bread is made of flour and some bean protein to increase lysine o Soy complete protein o Video 7 Red meat Major part of diet in N.A A paper o 38,000 and 84,000 women studied for mortality o Enhanced mortality 13% when consumption of red-meat was 1 serving a day o 8-9% fewer day if we consume less than 0.5% red meat a day High consumption of red meat, especially processed meat may increase all-cause mortality (20% mortality enhancement) Easier to get protein from chicken, eggs and milk than from beef o Soy: 220 million tons world-wide. 15million eated, 144million is fed to animals 54kg produce only 3kg of beef! o To 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 produced Carbon footprint is 24:1 for producing beef compared to producing vegetables o China’s import surge to meet demand o In order to have people eat less meat, we should limit the amount of meat to 3 oz Protein alternatives o Transform insects to food
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Scorpion scaloppini Efficiency? % of feed to body substance German cockroach = 44% protein Beef = 10% Transportation costs o Expensive to get beef to markets.
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  • Spring '11
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  • Nutrition, Unsaturated fat, Saturated fat, Trans fat,  protein 50g

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