Portion Sizes and Day's Intakes of Selected Foods


Abstract

The nutritional labeling programme of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the U. S. A. has increased the need for information on the amounts of individual foods consumed in single meals and in a day. This publication gives intensive information on day's intake and portion sizes of 49 selected foods and food groups. The foods selected depend on the frequency of use by the Americans as surveyed by the Department of Agriculture in 1965. The publication also gives information on the largest quantity of the food consumed in any meal during 24 hours per day by each individual. The tables are informative with useful data on food consumption trends in the U. S. A.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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