Essential amino acid requirements

Stuart Dunn dunns99 at erols.com
Fri Dec 17 10:05:52 EST 1999


Bill R wrote:
> 
> Stuart Dunn wrote:
> 
> >         Essential amino acid patterns of protein (mg/g)
> >
> > Food    TRY     THR     ISO     LEU     LYS     MET+CYS PHE+TYR VAL
> >
> > Ideal   11      35      42      70      51      26      73      48
> >
> > soy     13      49      44      74      61      27      83      46
> > azuki   10      34      49      84      75      20      83      51
> > potato  16      36      40      59      60      29      81      56
> > h-milk  16      48      57      97      70      40      101     53
> > c-milk  14      45      60      97      79      34      96      66
> > eggs    16      49      62      87      67      56      97      72
> > rice    11      44      39      72      39      44      94      61
> > wheat   12      29      53      78      25      30      101     49
> > oats    13      35      42      83      45      57      84      61
> >
> >     This table should dispense once and for all the claim that plant
> >     proteins are inferior to animal proteins because they are missing
> >     or lacking some essential amino acids.
> 
> You total fucking retard (or fraud). Exactly why are you SUMMING
> methionine and cysteine?
If you had read the rest of my *original* post you would have seen that
cysteine can supply 89% of the methionine requirement in humans and 17%
in rats. Or did someone delete the rest of my post?
 Cysteine cannot compensate for missing
> methionine. 
See above.
Tyrosine cannot substitute for missing phenylalanine.
> And where is the histidine?
Histidine is essential only for infants and it is found in sufficient
quantities in breastmilk, soy protein, and many other foods.
> 
> You stupid fuckwad. Shut up and go away.
> 
> WR
Do you work for a company that sells expensive protein supplements? If
not, you can forget all the antianimal, promeat propaganda that factory
farmers have managed to inject into nutrition units in health class at
school.




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