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Appendix G2: Original Food Guide Pyramid Patterns and Description of USDA Analyses

Table G2-11. Amounts of Nutrients in Legumes Recommended for Adult Females in Comparison to RDA for Each Nutrient
Nutrient   Amount in 0.43 Cups* Legumes DRI for Nutrient
(female 3150)
% of RDA or AI per
0.43 Cups of Legumes
(female 3150)
Vitamin E mgAT 0.50 15 3%
Thiamin mg 0.09 1.10 9%
Riboflavin mg 0.04 1.10 4%
Vitamin B6 mg 0.07 1.30 6%
Folate mcg 95 400 24%
Calcium mg 48 1000 5%
Phosphorus mg 99 700 14%
Magnesium mg 37 320 12%
Iron mg 2 18 11%
Zinc mg 1 8 11%
Potassium mg 276 4700 6%
Calories kcal 97 1800 5%
Protein g 7 46 15%
Carbohydrates g 16 130 12%
Dietary fiber g 5 25 20%
Linoleic acid g 0.32 12 3%
ALA g 0.10 1.10 9%

 

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