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USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000072
Revised - 05/19/03

Nutritive Value of Foods



Institute of Home Economics
Agricultural Research Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 72, USDA, 1960.
95 pages
Issued September 1960 (Fil. 1)

Consumer and Food Economics Research Division
Agricultural Research Service
95 pages
Revised September 1964 (Fil. 2)
Revised August 1970 (Fil. 3)
Slightly revised January 1971 (Fil. 4)
Revised April 1977 (Fil. 5)

Science and Education Administration
Slightly revised September 1978 (Fil. 6)
Revised April 1981 (Fil. 7)

Human Nutrition Information Service
Revised (Fil. 8)

Gebhardt, Susan E.
Thomas, Robin G.
Nutrient Data Laboratory
Agricultural Research Service
Revised October 2002 (Fil. 9)

Supersedes Agriculture Information Bulletin 36, Food Values
in Common Portions.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current
recommendations.

The publication consists mostly of tables that provide the
nutrient content of many foods. Later editions provide
information about the food guide pyramid.


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