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close this bookEnergy and Protein requirements, Proceedings of an IDECG workshop, November 1994, London, UK, Supplement of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (International Dietary Energy Consultative Group - IDECG, 1994, 198 pages)
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View the documentIntroduction: current dietary protein requirement recommendations
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View the documentProtein requirement studies in elderly people: reassessment of previously reviewed data
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