Flashcards in Complementary role/supplementary role Deck (4)
What is the complementary role of proteins?
The consumption of two LBV proteins together which each lack different essential amino acids which can ensure all essential amino acids are obtained
Give an example of two foods which when eaten together have a complementary role?
Beans on toast
How does beans on toast have a complementary role?
Beans are low in methionine and high in lysine
Toast is low in lysine and high in methionine
By eating these together as a meal all essential amino acids are gotten