A better way of measuring protein quality

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has endorsed a new method of assessing the quality of dietary protein, called Digestible Indispensable Amino Acid Score (DIAAS).
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The Digestible Indispensable Amino Acid Score (DIAAS) is more scientifically correct than the existing Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) and demonstrates the true nutritional value of dietary protein sources.
The nutritional quality of protein can now be more accurately measured in dietary sources.
Developed with the help of scientists from New Zealand’s Riddet Institute, it is different from PDCAAS in that it samples from the ileum rather than the faecal matter, measures individual amino acids rather than crude protein, and doesn’t truncate the scores to a maximum of one.
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