User's Guide to Protein and Amino Acids

User's Guide to Protein and Amino Acids

by Keri Marshall
     
 

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Protein has become one of the most misunderstood nutrients. Protein is broken down during digestion and later restructured to make the proteins and enzymes the body needs for life. Protein consists of amino acids, which are used in the construction of neurotransmitters, hormones, muscle and other tissues. This User's Guide demystifies Protein and Amino Acids and

Overview

Protein has become one of the most misunderstood nutrients. Protein is broken down during digestion and later restructured to make the proteins and enzymes the body needs for life. Protein consists of amino acids, which are used in the construction of neurotransmitters, hormones, muscle and other tissues. This User's Guide demystifies Protein and Amino Acids and explains how readers can use them to enhance their health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591201571
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Series:
Basic Health Publications User's Guide Series
Pages:
92
Sales rank:
1,202,644
Product dimensions:
3.80(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.21(d)

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Meet the Author

Dr. Marshall is the Chief Medical Officer for Nordic Naturals and is in private practice in the Washington, DC area, specializing in pediatrics and chronic disease management. Dr. Marshall received her Naturopathic Medical degree from NCNM, her Masters in Epidemiology from SUNY at Buffalo, and her BS from the George Washington University. She has authored many journal articles, serves on several advisory boards and appears regularly in the media. She has also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

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