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complete protein

A popular term for any protein that contains all of the essential amino acids.
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complete protein

A protein containing all the essential amino acids.
See also: protein
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These are called complete proteins. Most vegetable (plant) proteins, except for soy, don't contain all nine.
"Some proteins like pea and rice proteins are not complete proteins, however, Lentein is a complete protein with a balanced amino acid profile, and it is actually higher in amino acids than any other plant protein, including soy,"Ms.
The Cranberry Protein Powder is comprised of a seed extract that delivers complete protein, essential fatty acids, dietary fiber, minerals and antioxidants.
Our whole mission was simply based on soy being a complete protein that was more environmentally sensitive.
Fiona Taylor, marketing and sales, DMV International, Delhi, NY, said another reason for whey protein's popularity in the sports nutrition market is that whey protein is a complete protein, meaning that it contains all of the essential amino acids required by the body each day.
This is easy when you prioritize complete protein foods when eating your meals and snacks.
Proteins are found in various elements such as fruits, seeds, nuts, and others, but it is impossible to have a complete protein from the food.
Protein sources that contain adequate amounts of each of the nine essential amino acids can be called a complete protein. Essential amino acids are not made by the body and must be acquired through the diet.
Unlike other plant foods, algae actually has a complete amino acid profile meaning that it is a complete protein. Algae can support human metabolic processes in ways that typical plants may not be able ti.
Yes, eggs are high in cholesterol, but they are also a great source of complete protein and essential vitamins and minerals, which contribute to healthy vision, skin, immunity, cognition, and metabolism.
The investment is being used to accelerate Wild Earth's development of its no-meat food for dogs made from an eco-friendly and renewably sourced fungi, a complete protein containing all ten essential amino acids.

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