USDA study finds: U.S. food supply shows gains in nutrition-content

March 1998
FoodService Director;03/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p32
Trade Publication
Highlights the finding that the supply of foods available to Americans is growing increasingly nutritious and healthful. Nutrient content of the United States food supply from 1909 through 1994; Vitamin levels; Food energy levels; Cholesterol in food supply; Data released by the US Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


Related Articles

  • Smart Nutrition just Got a Lot Easier. D. K. // O, The Oprah Magazine;Aug2008, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p112 

    The article presents information on the Overall Nutritional Quality Index (ONQI) developed by top nutrition scientists from leading universities and health organizations throughout North America. ONQI helps determine how nutritious a food is after analyzing foods based on about 30 different...

  • The nutritional value of indigenous fruits and vegetables in Sarawak. Voon Boon Hoe; Kueh Hong Siong; Hoe, Voon Boon // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Mar1999, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p24 

    The proximate composition including mineral and vitamin contents of 16 fruits and 46 vegetables (leaves, fruits, palm hearts and shoots) of indigenous origin in Sarawak are provided. Fruits like dabai (Canarium odontophyllum), kembayau (Dacryodes rostrata f. cuspidata), durian nyekak (Durio...

  • NATURE'S POWER PACKAGE.  // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);2/11/2008, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p64 

    The article offers nutrition tips. Eggs are one of life's nutrient-dense foods, along with fruits, wholegrains, vegetables, lean meat and low-fat dairy products. These foods are vital because they have loads of essential vitamins and minerals in one small package. Nutrient-rich foods like eggs...

  • Beverages Count. Bassous, Valerie // Diabetes Forecast;Jul2004, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p73 

    This article presents information about the range of beverage choices. Beverages are an important part of social lives, too. The non-alcoholic beverage trade is thriving. Beverages can be a major source of calories and carbohydrates, mainly because of their sugar content. Beverages, especially...

  • What's for the good goose…. Barnes, Kathleen // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Aug2007, Issue 298, p78 

    The article discusses how nutrients in food including red wine, calcium, iron and fats promote wellness and risks to human health and its physiological change in men and women. It proves that red wine can increase risk in women with breast cancer, while acids found in oils promote the risk of...

  • FOOD FIGHTERS.  // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);9/21/2009, Vol. 61 Issue 38, p83 

    The article focuses on the importance of a diet high in vitamin C in the prevention of osteoarthritis and bone diseases. Australian scientists have discovered that those having a high vitamin C diet are less likely to have bone degeneration and are at less risk of osteoarthritis. They have...

  • The importance of calcium in osteoporosis prevention: Official position of the Osteoporosis Society of Canada.  // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Dec90, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p220 

    No abstract available.

  • Vitamin E consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease in men. Rimm, E.B.; Stampfer, M.J.; Ascherio, A.; Giovannucci, E.; Colditz, G.A.; Willett, W.C. // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Sep93, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p181 

    No abstract available.

  • Vitamin and mineral supplement use and mortality. Kim, I.; Willimason, D.F.; Byers, T.; Koplan, J.P. // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Dec93, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p241 

    No abstract available.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics