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Judith E. Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305628007
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Judith E. Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Chapter 18, Problem 9RQ
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Using information from Question 8, how would you determine the protein needs of JT in Case Study 18.1? Hint: He weighs 235 pounds (107 kg).

The AMDR for protein is 10–35 percent of calories, and the RDA is 0.8 gm/kg body weight. If the average older adult meets the RDA, why is protein a nutrient of concern for older adults?

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