Protein and Energy: A Study of Changing Ideas in Nutrition

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Cambridge University Press, May 27, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 280 pages
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The author reviews the long-standing debate over the relative merits of a high-protein versus a low-protein diet. At a time when the concern has resurfaced that over-consumption of protein in affluent societies may damage health, this book provides a fascinating historical perspective.
 

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Contents

16141773
17
Things Fall Apart 18461875
55
Vegetarian Philosophies and Voits Standards
77
Vitamins and Amino Acids 1910195o
119
Protein Deficiency as a Third World Problem
142
International Efforts to Produce HighProtein
161
IO Reappraisals of the Third World Problem 19551990
180
Calculations leading to estimates for safe protein
189
A New Controversy
204
I2 In Retrospect 2 19
219
Chemical Structures of Amino Acids
236
Protein efficiency ratios of four materials
240
Calculations of Amino Acid Balance
245
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261
Index
271
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