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Table 2 Calculated protein intake to meet minimal IAA requirements and measured intake over 12 days

From: No protein intake compensation for insufficient indispensable amino acid intake with a low-protein diet for 12 days

  Calculated Measured Calculated Measured
  g.kgBW.d -1 g/d
5En% wheat 1.24 0.39 87.6 27.5
15En%     
5En% wheat + 10En%:     
  Whey + α-lac 0.58 1.01 40.0 67.5
  Soy 0.78 0.98 57.8 70.7
  Beef 0.59 1.18 41.0 81.2
30En%     
5En% wheat + 25En%:     
  Whey + α-lac 0.56 1.61 38.3 108.4
  Soy 0.74 1.56 54.5 113.4
  Beef 0.56 1.96 38.9 134.5
  1. α-lac, α-lactalbumin; BW, body weight; En%, percentage of energy; IAA, indispensible amino acid.