Dietary Standard For Man In Full Vigor At Moderate Muscular Work

Condition considered

Protein

Energy

Grams

Calories

Food as purchased

115

3,800

Food eaten

100

3,500

Food digested

95

3,200

Estimated Amount Of Mineral Matter Required Per Man Per Day

Grams

Grams

Phosphoric acid (P205)

3 to 4 Calcium oxid

0.7 to 1.0

Sulphuric acid (S03)

2 to 3.5 Magnesium oxid

0.3 to 0.5

Potassium oxid

2 to 3 Iron

0.006 to 0.012

Sodium oxid

4 to 6 Chlorin

6. to 8.

Chart 15. Dietary Standards.

U. S. Department of Agriculture. Office of Experiment Stations A. C. True, Director.

Revised Edition.

Prepared by C. F. Langworthy Expert in charge of Nutrition Investigations.

Functions And Uses Of Food Constituents Of Food

Food As Purchased Contains Edible Portion

Flesh of meat, yolk and white of eggs, wheat flour, etc.

Refuse

Bones, entrails, shells, bran, etc.

Water Nutrients

Protein

Fats Carbohydrates

Mineral Matter or Ash