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Dietary protein is known to increase postprandial thermogenesis more so than carbohydrates or fats, probably related to the fact that amino acids have no immediate form of storage in the body and can become toxic if not readily incorporated into body tissues or excreted.

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    2012
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    • Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2012
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-67)
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    • Field of study: Nutrition

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