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

Table G2-13. Comparison of Nutrients in Other Foods to Amounts in Legumes
Food Group Amount Calories Fiber Magnes. Iron Calcium Folate Vit. E Potass.
Legumes cup 113 5.79 43.08 2.25 55.76 111 0.58 321
Dk green veg. 1 cups 60 6.17 74.29 2.88 150.38 244 3.02 687
Orange veg. 1 cups 96 6.47 28.03 0.81 68.41 31 1.82 641
Starchy veg. 3/4 cup 110 2.55 28.06 0.59 11.31 20 0.03 430
Other veg. 3 cups 104 6.24 59.54 3.29 128.53 104 2.22 979
Whole grains 2 oz. 155 4.49 53.77 3.17 57.94 74 0.19 157
(minus 0.5 oz. enriched grains)   -42 -0.36 -3.56 -0.62 -15.34 -18 -0.03 -14
Fruits 1 cup 139 2.67 29.11 0.59 25.41 57 0.43 506

 

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