Hcg Diet Information Theme Admin | 4 June, 2008 | weight loss energy supplements | 2 Comments Related Posts Worth A Thousand Words No Comments | Oct 17, 2008 HTML 1 Comment | Jun 21, 2008 Links No Comments | Jun 20, 2008 More Tags No Comments | Jun 21, 2008 About The Author admin 2 Comments Paul Green 4 June, 2008 Array Barbara Hernandez 4 June, 2008 Exactly. Christopher Taylor 4 June, 2008 however to my knowledge, humans are rather bad at protein synthesisAlmost right, but not quite. Humans cannot produce certain amino acids that are required for living. We need to gain these through our consumption of food. A diet deficient in these will eventually lead to death. The most well known would be vitamin C deficiency causing scurvy, a common ailment in sailors where fresh fruit was rare. The funny part is almost all animals and plants can produce their own vitamin C, humans and some primates are the exceptions.