Flashcards in Module 4 - Protein Deck (20):
what is one of the most popular supplements consumed by Canadians?
two amino acids joined
3 amino acids joined
chain of 4 or more amino acids
indispensable amino acid
essential, not synthesized within the body, must be consumed in diet
dispensable amino acid
can by synthesized within the body
how many amino acids?
An amino acid that can be made in the body under normal circumstances is called:
what two factors influence protein quality?
2 amino acid composition
where are proteins digested?
in stomach with HCL and pepsin
in small intestine with proteases and peptidases
where are amino acids absorbed?
in the duodenum and jejunum
Protein digestion begins in the...
what interferes with protein digestibility?
tannis in legumes or grains interferes with amino acid absorption
regarding protein, the more processed the food...
the less digestible the protein
In the study of protein nutrition, which of the following terms describes the amount of amino acids absorbed from a given amount of protein consumed?
The digestibility of soy isolate is higher than whole soybean because:
there is less trypsin inhibitor in soy isolate
Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score; method for evaluating protein quality regarding digestibility and indispensable amino acid content ranging from 0-100% or 0-1.0
Which of the following is true regarding PDCAAS?
This score is influenced by amino acid content and digestibility of the protein in the food
10-35% of kcal