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ERIC Number: EJ537120
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1082-1651
Food Guide Pyramid Menus for Preschoolers--Adequacy of Selected Nutrients.
Hertzler, Ann A.; And Others
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, v88 n4 p63-65 Win 1996
Menus planned by nonnutritionists for preschoolers were evaluated using the Food Guide Pyramid. Protein averaged above 100% of Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA); calcium and vitamins C and A were around 100%; and one-quarter of menus were below 70% of the iron RDA. Lack of variety of food choices, especially infrequent use of dark green and cruciferous vegetables. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Dietary Guidelines for Americans; Menu Planning; Nutrients