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Protein: Elements of Human Nutrition



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Item Number:
LS LS-1240-09-DVD
Price:
$99.00
Format:
DVD
Length:
22 min.
Copyright:
2009
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Learning Seed
ISBN:
1557405417
Summary:
The word "protein" comes from a Greek word that means "of prime importance."

Proteins help us see, contract our muscles, and clot blood. Our organs and immune system are made up of mostly protein. Learn what a protein is and the foods that provide it, how our bodies process protein, the difference between high and low quality proteins, and the recommended intakes of this essential nutrient.

Learn:
- Why humans are "protein vampires."
- What are amino acids and why are they so crucial?
- What is complete and incomplete protein?
- How do we use protein?
- What is the difference between animal and vegetable protein?
- How do cows and carrots become people?




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