Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
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ISSN: 2155-9600

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Neva Cochran

Neva Cochran


  • Review Article
    The Role of Meat in a Healthful Dietary Pattern: Evidence from Menu Modeling
    Author(s): Betsy Hornick and Neva CochranBetsy Hornick and Neva Cochran

    Meat is an integral part of America’s food culture, contributing high quality protein and essential nutrients, including iron, zinc, B vitamins, selenium, choline, and potassium. While meat consumption has increased in the US since the early 1900s, recent data suggests that it has peaked and consumption is falling. Dietary intake studies indicate that intake of protein foods is below recommended amounts for about 45% of Americans. Dietary guidance, beginning with the release of the first edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in 1980, has consistently recommended meat that is lean. Americans currently eat an average of 3.9 ounces of meat, poultry and cured meat per day (2 years and older), which falls within the recommended daily intake levels of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Pattern. The recent Scien.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000404

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