biological value of protein

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  • Biological value of protein
    • 20 different types of Amino acids
      • Commonly found in plant and animal proteins
    • Indispensable (essential) amino acids
      • CANNOT be made by the human body in sufficient amounts for health
    • The body is able to make some amino acids for itself.
      • Dispensable (non essential) amino acids
        • Alanine
        • Glutamine
        • Arginine
        • Glycine
        • Aspartic Acid
        • Proline
        • Asparagine
        • Serine
        • Cysteine
        • Tyrosine
        • Glutamic Acid
    • Adults - Eight  indispensable amino acids
      • Leucine
      • Isoleucine
      • Valine
      • Threonine
      • Methionine
      • Phenylalanine
      • Tryptophan
      • Lysine
      • In children, HISTIDINE is also considered a indispensable amino acid. Since they are unable to   make enough to meet their needs.
  • Glutamine
  • Arginine
  • Tyrosine

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