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Am J Clin Nutr. 1988 Sep;48(3 Suppl):850-1.

Food and nutrient intake of Seventh-day Adventist women.

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  • 1School of Public Health, UCLA 90024.

Abstract

Dietary intake data were collected on Seventh-day Adventist vegetarian and Methodist omnivorous postmenopausal women living in the Los Angeles area: Both groups met the Recommended Dietary Allowances except for zinc, folate, vitamin B-6, and vitamin E. Vegetarians' diets had a somewhat higher nutrient density for folate, thiamin, vitamin C, and vitamin A; lower total fat, saturated fatty acids, and cholesterol; and higher dietary fiber. No correlation between dietary intake and bone mineral content was observed. These findings are compared with those in a study on Oregon vegetarian women.

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