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Biological Value

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Biological Value (BV), is the efficiency with which a protein source furnishes the proper proportions and amounts of the essential amino acids for the synthesis of proteins in the body. [1][2]

See Also


  1. Donche, Dan (2008). FF Trainer Certification Guide. USA: Fatal Fitness. 
  2. Gastelu, Dan; Hatfield, Frederick C (2006). Specialist in Performance Nutrition: The Complete Guide. Carpenteria, CA: ISSA, 17. 

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