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3.How much is needed daily? (% of calorie intake, or mg? Or ??)
Children ages 9 to 13: 34 grams
Women and girls ages 14 and over: 46 grams
Children ages 4 to 8: 19 grams
Boys ages 14 to 18: 52 grams
Children under 4: 13 grams
Men ages 19 and over: 56 grams
everyone should get 10% to 35% of their calories each day in the form of protein.
List at least 5 specific foods rich in the nutrient and the amount of the nutrient that is in the food.
100g yogurt greek, no fat: 10g
100g edamame: 11g
100g chicken: 27g of protein
172g black beans: 15.2g
100g egg: 13g
1.Why does the body need the nutrient (specific functions)
help your body repair cells and make new ones.
help build muscle
helps keep cells healthy
fuel your energy and carry oxygen throughout your body in your blood
Concerns of over and/or under supplementing of this nutrient on the body and mind.
too much of protein: weight gain, dehydration, heart disease, constipation, diarrhea, kidney damage, calcium loss
protein deficiency: swelling, fatty liver, stunt growth, skin degeneration, increase severity of infections