Fundamentals of Human Nutrition/Macronutrients in the Diet Protein

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Macronutrients in the Diet: Protein[edit]

Chapter 3 covers the function of dietary proteins in food and in the body, defining key terminology. Amino acid metabolism is introduced to be covered in greater detail in chapter 9. This chapter illustrates the importance of amino acids in all stages of life and how one can obtain all essential amino acids in both omnivorous and vegetarian diets.[edit]

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