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Originally posted by Required01
Are you joking? Women 'should' be able to give milk there entire life?
Is it not 'proven' that calcium increases the strength of our bones?
Originally posted by LadySkadi
I have to ask: Were there no "adult women" in the military then? Or is this dietary *suggestion based upon a presumption regarding male physiology?
• 1933 USDA publishes food plans at four cost levels to help people shop for
food, including 12 major food groups, to buy and use in a week to meet nutri-
• 1940’s Fortification of milk with vitamin D was a critical step in rickets con-
trol. Pellagra virtually eliminated by enriching flour with niacin.
• 1941 President Franklin D. Roosevelt convened the National Nutrition
Conference for Defense, which led to the first Recommended Dietary
Allowances of nutrients and resulted in the issuance of War Order Number
One, a program to enrich wheat flour with vitamins and iron.
• 1943 Basic Seven food guide released as the National Wartime Nutrition
Guide (which was updated as National Food Guide in 1946)
• 1940’s First simple daily nutrition guide published.
• 1956 USDA published new food guide, the Basic Four, that recommended
minimum number of foods from the four food groups–milk, meat, fruits and
vegetables, and grain products; it was widely used for the next 2 decades.
from Millenium Milestones Fact Book