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close this bookProtein-Energy Requirements of Developing Countries: Evaluation of New Data (UNU, 1981, 268 p.)
close this folderProtein requirements-adults, other protocols
close this folderProtein needs of young adult men fed common beans (phaseolus vulgaris) in combination with starch, plantain, maize, or rice
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Summary of main results

Tables 2 to 5 show the individual regression equations of apparent nitrogen balance on nitrogen intake. Table 6 shows the nitrogen intake required to obtain equilibrium and the amounts of foods in the diet that provided such nutrients. Table 7 shows the apparent digestibility of the proteins fed in various experiments.