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close this bookProtein-Energy Requirements of Developing Countries: Evaluation of New Data (UNU, 1981, 268 p.)
close this folderProtein requirements-children
close this folderUse of corn-bean mixtures to satisfy protein and energy requirements of preschool children
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  1. To determine whether pre-school children can fulfil their protein requirements with a diet based on corn and beans.
  2. To determine which proportions of corn-and-bean-protein mixtures are better, in the sense that they lead to lower protein requirements and are the proportions spontaneously selected by pre-school children.
  3. To determine the energy density of corn-bean diets necessary to fulfil both the protein and energy requirements of pre-school children eating ad libitum. (Is bulk a limiting element in corn-bean diets in preschool children?)