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Title Protein and amino acid requirements in human nutrition : report of a joint WHO/FAO/UNU expert consultation
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2007

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages)
Series WHO technical report series ; 935
Technical report series (World Health Organization) ; 935.
Contents 1. Introduction 2. Conceptual framework for estimating protein and amino acid requirements 3. Statistical concepts and procedures involved in deriving recommendations for protein and amino acid requirements 4. General methods used for determining protein and amino acid requirements 5. Protein-energy interactions 6. Protein quality evaluation 7. Protein requirements of adults, including older people, and women during pregnancy and lactation 8. Amino acid requirements of adults 9. Protein and amino acid requirements of infants and children 10. Catch-up growth 11. Influence of infection on protein and amino acid requirements 12. Implications of the protein and amino acid requirements for populations in developed and developing countries 13. Protein intake and health 14. Summary of requirements 15. Research needs
Summary Human nutrition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Proteins -- Nutrition -- Requirements
Amino acids -- Nutrition -- Requirements
Amino acids in nutrition.
Nutrition -- Requirements.
Dietary Proteins
Amino Acids, Essential
Nutritional Requirements
Amino acids in nutrition.
Nutrition -- Requirements.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789241209359
9241209356
9789240682139
9240682139