TABLE B-3A Nutrient Analysis of Current and Revised Food Packages Using USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR-17),a Elements

 

Dietary Component

 

Calcium (mg/d)

Iron (mg/d)

Zinc (mg/d)

Current Food Package I (0–3.9 mo)

401

9.3

4.8

Revised Food Package I-FF-A (0–3.9 mo)

401

9.3

4.8

Change from current package

0

0

0

Current Food Package II (4–5.9 mo)

603

20.6

5.3

Revised Food Package I-FF-B (4–5.9 mo)

439

10.2

5.3

Change from current package

–164

–10.4

0

Current Food Package II (6–11.9 mo)

603

20.6

5.3

Revised Food Package II-FF (6–11.9 mo)

533

18.7

4.3

Change from current package

–70

–1.9

–1.0

Current Food Package II, breast-fedb

203

11.3

0.5

Revised Food Package II-BF (6–11.9 mo)

266

13.1

2.2

Change from current package

+63

+1.8

+1.7

Current Food Package IV (1–4.9 y)

1,253

14.7

10.0

Revised Food Package IV-A (1–1.9 y)

1,098

17.4

11.6

Change from current package

–158

+2.7

+1.6

Revised Food Package IV-B (2–4.9 y)

1,077

17.4

11.5

Change from current package

–179

+2.7

+1.5

Current Food Package V

1,410

14.8

10.6

Revised Food Package V

1,445

18.4

12.7

Change from current package

+35

+3.6

+2.1

Current Food Package VI

1,236

13.9

9.5

Revised Food Package VI

1,153

17.1

11.1

Change from current package

–83

+3.2

+1.6

Current Food Package VII

1,544

16.0

11.8

Revised Food Package VII

1,658

19.2

13.9

Change from current package

+114

+3.2

+2.1

NOTES FOR TABLE B-3A: The sodium content of the revised food packages was increased when the processed option (i.e., canned fruits and vegetables as described in Tables B-4 and E-2) was substituted for fresh produce; using canned vegetables, the sodium content increased by 45% for Food Package IV, 36% for Food Package V, 49% for Food Package VI, and 25% for Food Package VII. See notes for Tables B-3A through B-3E following Table B-3E.



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