Protein Requirements of Pregnant and Lactating Women

@inproceedings{Kuriyan2017ProteinRO,
  title={Protein Requirements of Pregnant and Lactating Women},
  author={Rebecca Kuriyan and Anura V. Kurpad},
  year={2017}
}
To quantitatively replace this daily metabolic demand by dietary protein requires that we assess the body’s ability to utilize dietary protein. If a unit of dietary protein were to replace a unit of metabolic demand with 100% efficiency, the daily protein requirement would simply be equal to the metabolic demand. However, dietary proteins are not fully digested and utilized once absorbed, so a utilization efficiency factor must be applied to correct for incomplete absorption and utilization… 

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