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Folacin in selected foods.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  839026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Representative values for folacin in 299 foods have been developed, based on an extensive literature review. A provisional table of these folacin values has been prepared for foods in 100-gm. portions and for specified weights, representing common household units. The data reflect newer methodology than that used for a prior USDA publication, namely, protection of folacin by ascorbic acid. L. casei is the preferred assay organism. The table includes values for both free and total folacin; however, the authors recommend that, in calculating routine hospital diets, total rather than free folacin be used; this would allow easy and direct comparison with the Recommended Dietary Allowances.
B P Perloff; R R Butrum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Dietetic Association     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0002-8223     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Diet Assoc     Publication Date:  1977 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-04-15     Completed Date:  1977-04-15     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503061     Medline TA:  J Am Diet Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-72     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cereals / analysis
Dairy Products
Dietary Fats / analysis
Eggs / analysis
Fish Products / analysis
Folic Acid / analysis*
Food Analysis*
Frozen Foods / analysis
Fruit / analysis
Infant Food / analysis
Meat / analysis
Nutritional Requirements
Nuts / analysis
Poultry Products / analysis
Seeds / analysis
Shellfish / analysis
Vegetables / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 59-30-3/Folic Acid

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