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|Type of Document
||Irons, Frances Virginia
||The magnesium content in one-hundred gram portions of commonly served foods and in the controlled diets served twelve preadolescent girls for fifty-three days in the summer of 1958
||Master of Science
||Foods and Nutrition
|Creighton, Martha G.
|Kinnear, D. L.
|Date of Defense
The purpose of this study was to compile a table of the reported
magnesium contents of 100 gram portions of ecmonly used foods and to
calculiate the magnesium content in the certain experimental diets
given to 12 preadolescent girls during 53 days in the summer of 1958,
The subjects were six and one-ha1f to nine years of age. Each subject
was of normal math and weight for their height and age. The diets
were adequate in all nutrients es recommended by the National Research
Council (34) except for the nitrogen intahe which averaged 3.46 grams
daily for five six-day periods, and 2.83 game for the following three
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