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close this folderCapacity of the Chilean mixed diet to meet the protein and energy requirements of young adult males
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Experimental details
Summary of main results
Conclusions
Acknowledgements

Enrique Yz, Ricardo Uauy, Digna Ballester, Gladys Barrera, Nelly Chavez, Ernesto Guzman, Maria T. Saitua, and Isabel Zacarias
Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

Objective

To evaluate the capacity of the Chilean mixed diet to meet the protein-energy requirements of young adult men from a low socio-economic background, using the nitrogen-balance response to graded levels of dietary protein.