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Account Balance

The amount available in an account. Simply put, the account balance is the net of all credits less all debits. A positive account balance indicates the account holder has funds available to him/her, while a negative balance indicates the holder owes money. Account balances are important in banking because they determine whether or not an account holder has money for living expenses and in margin accounts because they show whether the holder can conduct more margin transactions.


The amount of the original loan remaining to be paid.

It is equal to the loan amount less the sum of all prior payments of principal.

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Glucose+EAA+histidin had better nitrogen balance than glucose+GAA (three studies).
Good nutrition improves nitrogen balance, may improve liver tests, and may decrease hepatic fat accumulation, but generally it does not enhance survival.
When you're in negative nitrogen balance, you can't build skeletal muscle.
05 g/kg, the group remained in nitrogen balance and changes in lean (non-fat) body mass did not occur.
3) Ideally, data would have been assembled on nitrogen balances, but these data are not generally available.
104) nitrogen excretion, so that apparent nitrogen digestibility and nitrogen balance did not differ between the two diets (Table 1).
Muscle protein and nitrogen metabolism can be assessed by measuring daily nitrogen balance and by analysis of renal 3-methylhistidine excretion (5, 10).
Nutritionally, most elderly patients are probably in negative nitrogen balance.
The treatment acreage required is based on the hydraulic budget of soil or the nitrogen balance of the cover crop that consumes applied nutrients.
7] The provision of adequate nutrition reduces the loss of muscle protein and, once the acute illness resolves, improves nitrogen balance and restores muscle mass.
Any one of these problems can usually be linked to some local or regional cause; the nitrogen balance of a river, for example, might be upset by increased sewage outflow.
It is doubtful that the coach, trainer or players understood anything about the importance of nitrogen balance and its relationship to performance and recovery.