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

Table G2-12. Nutrient Shortfalls Without Legumes in Food Patterns
Nutrient Food Pattern Age-Sex Group (sedentary) Existing Proposed
Patterns—Amount
in Pattern as % of
Nutritional Goal
Without Legumes
—Amount in
Pattern as % of
Nutritional Goal
Calcium 1600 (3m) F 9-13 96% 93%
1800 (2m) F 31-50 101% 96%
1800 (3m) M 9-13, F 14-18 101% 97%
Magnesium 1600 (3m) F 51+ 100% 91%
1800 (2m) F 31-50 104% 92%
1800 (3m) F 14-18 100% 89%
2000 (3m) M 51+ 94% 85%
2200 (2m) M 31-50 93% 87%
2200 (3m) M 14-18 101% 92%
2400 (2m) M 19-30 107% 97%
Iron 1000 (2m) M/F 2-3 101% 92%
1200 (2m) F 4-8 98% 88%
1800 (2m) F31-50 96% 85%
2000 (2m) F19-30 107% 96%
Fiber 1000 (2m) M/F 2-3 86% 74%
1200 (2m) F 4-8 97% 82%
1400 (2m) M 4-8 97% 84%
1600 (3m) F 9-13, F 51+ 106% 88%
1800 (2m) F31-50 111% 92%
1800 (3m) F 14-18 111% 92%
2000 (2m) F19-30 112% 95%
2000 (3m) M 51+ 112% 95%
2200 (2m) M31-50 109% 92%
2200 (3m) M 14-18 109% 92%
2400 (2m) M 19-30 112% 95%
2600 (2m) M 19-30 112% 97%
2800 (3m) M 14-18 110% 95%
3000 (2m) M 19-30 111% 96%
3200 (3m) M 14-18 105% 91%

 

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