Table 1.

Selected Nutritive Value of Patient's Diet* and Recommended Intake

Vitamin CVitamin DIron
2% Milk (1 cup)2 mg2.3 μg0.12 mg
Commercial chocolate puddings (3.5 oz)0 mgUnknown0.72 mg
Heinz pureed meat (100 mL)2 mgUnknown1.63 mg
Daily recommended nutrient intake for age 25 mg5.5 μg8 mg
  • * Source: Bowes and Church's Food Values of Portions Commonly Used. 15th ed. New York, NY: Harper & Row; 1989.

  • Source: Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes. Food and Nutrition Board. Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academy Press; 2000