Nutrition Chp.6 (1)
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essential amino acids leucine, isoleucine, and valine. Present in large amounts in skeletal muscle tissue.
Branched chain amino acid
a by-product of cheese production; falsely promoted as increasing muscle mass.
the watery part of milk that separates from the curds.
results either from inadequate protein intake or from infection. "wet"
results from severe deprivation or impaired absorption of energy, protein, vitamins, and minerals. "dry"
caused by long term food deprivation. short height for age
protein energy malnutrition caused by recent severe food restrictions. thin waist. acute= small
a deficiency of protein or energy or both.
Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM)
two or more dietary proteins whose amino acid assortments complement each other in such a way that the essential amino acids missing from one are supplied by the other
a standard to measure the quality of other proteins
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