Continuing Professional Education Credit

SOY CONNECTION Newsletter Vol. 30, No. 3

1. As stated in the article, the RDA for protein is the amount needed to:

2. The article notes that the Warsaw ghetto starvation studies implicated that individuals can adapt to suboptimal protein intakes by ____________.

3. The article states that if an individual were to consume the RDAs for all macronutrients, approximately ____ of the total energy requirement would be met.

4. According to the article, when considered in the context an individual’s overall macronutrient intake, the AMDR for protein is _______ the RDA for individuals.

5. Current evidence suggests that when protein intake is ______ the RDA, plant-based diets can promote similar changes in muscle strength and hypertrophy as meat-based diets.

6. The article cites that studies demonstrate elderly individuals consuming greater than _____ of protein resulted in improved physical performance and muscle mass.

7. Studies cited in the article provide evidence that individuals undergoing periods of caloric restriction require protein intakes that are _______ the current RDA.

8. The literature on daily protein intake distribution suggests that:

9. According to the secondary article, foods containing a minimum protein content of ____ of the total energy value can carry a “source of protein” claim.

10. If the Protein Digestibility-Corrected Amino Acid Score value is ____ or greater, the protein in question provides all the indispensable amino acids at a rate greater than that required by humans.

11. When foods present with ___ (or ___) of protein or more, they can carry an “excellent source of protein” claim.

12. The final article cites that the International Food Information Council found that 1 in ___ consumers state they are eating more protein from soy-based milks and yogurts compared to one year ago.