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Glossary of Abbreviations and Definitions of Nutritional Terms

  • Mendel Friedman
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 105)

Abstract

Publications in food science, and animal and human nutrition use many abbreviations and technical terms that are sometimes not defined. This compilation, which emphasizes protein nutriture, is intended to explain all that may be used in this book and in published papers that I have read. The glossary of nutritional terms is an expanded and revised version of earlier lists by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS, 1963), Kofranyi (1972), and Friedman (1975), so I hope it may be more widely useful. References to the definitions are given as available, although these do not necessarily show their origin. A few botanical identifications are offered for various food plants that may be unfamiliar to some readers. Corrections and suggestions are invited.

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Essential Amino Acid Protein Quality Protein Efficiency Ratio Urinary Nitrogen Lysinuric Protein Intolerance 
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  • Mendel Friedman
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  1. 1.U.S. Department of AgricultureWestern Regional Research Center, Science and Education AdministrationBerkeleyUSA

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