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BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The overall effect of the glucose supplement caused a suppressed protein degradation rate compared to the placebo group, resulting in a more positive protein balance. These results were supported by a later analysis that concluded 100 g of carbohydrates improves overall protein balance when ingested one hour following a resistance exercise bout (Borsheim et al., 2004b).
The emission can be reduced approximately 50 percent by reducing the rumen-degradable protein balance of the ration.
We therefore expect protein balance to have an important influence on the degree to which the isotopic signature of dietary protein is conserved in a consumer's tissue protein.
"Also, a lot of athletes have a negative protein balance, which has an overall effect on bone mass."
Pair a half-package with half a piece of whole-wheat toast or a handful of pretzels to get the right carb and protein balance. Overnight oatmeal Another quick and easy recipe from Scritchfield: Combine a cup of Greek yogurt with EeA' cup old-fashioned oats, 1EeA' tablespoons maple syrup, and EeA' teaspoon vanilla extract.
Earthbound's Blueberry Quinoa Protein Balance PowerMeal--baby spinach, quinoa, roasted sunflower kernels, dried wild blueberries, and balsamic dressing--has similar Nutrition Facts.
Degraded protein balance : The degraded protein balance (OEB value) is the balance between microbial protein synthesis from rumen degradable protein and that from the energy extracted during anaerobic fermentation in the rumen.