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MoonDragon's Nutrition Guide
PROTEIN VALUES OF COMMON FOODS




PROTEIN VALUES OF COMMON FOODS:

The following list can give you a rough idea whether you are even approaching the 75 to 100 grams of protein a day which pregnant women need. For a more detailed table, see What Every Pregnant Woman Should Know, (Brewer, Random House, 1977) from which these values were taken.

PROTEIN FOOD ITEM
SERVING SIZE
GRAMS PROTEIN
     DAIRY PRODUCTS
     Butter      1 pat      0
     Hard Cheeses      10 ounces      6 to 7
     Cottage Cheese      1/2 cup      15
     Ricotta Cheese      1/2 cup      19
     Cream Cheese      1 ounce      2
     Egg      1      6
     Milk (Whole or Skim)      1 cup      8 to 9
     Yogurt      1 cup      8
     MEAT & POULTRY (Serving is for Cooked, Edible Portion Without Bones)
     Beef - Chuck Roast      4 ounces      23
     Corned Beef      4 ounces      22
     Dried, Chipped Beef      4 ounces      25
     Ground Beef, Lean      4 ounces      22
     Sirloin Beef Steak      4 ounces      20
     Bologna      2 slices      7
     Chicken or Turkey      4 ounces      23
     Duck      4 ounces      13
     Lamb      4 ounces      18 to 20
     Liver (Beef or Chicken)      4 ounces      20
     Pork Bacon, Crisp      1 slice      2
     Pork Chop      4 ounces      16
     Ham Slice, Cured      4 ounces      16
     Hotdog      1      7
     Pork Loin, roast      4 ounces      21
     Sausage      4 ounces      11
     Veal      4 ounces      23
     SEAFOOD (Cooked, Edible Portion)
     Whitefish Fillet (Baked or Fried)      1      20 to 25
     Crabmeat, Cooked      4 ounces      14
     Salmon      4 ounces      24 to 25
     Sardines, Canned      1 ounce      5
     Shrimp, Cleaned, Steamed      4 ounces      20
     Tuna, Canned      4 ounces      28
     NUTS & SEEDS
     Almonds      1 cup      21
     Cashews      1 cup      19
     Peanuts, Roasted      1 cup      30
     Peanut Butter      1/3 cup      13
     Pine Nuts      1 cup      35
     Sesame Seeds      1/3 cup      5
     Sunflower Seeds (Hulled)      1/2 cup      13
     Walnuts      1 cup      17
     DRIED BEANS
     Black-Eyed Peas (Cowpeas)      4 ounces dry      25
     Chick-Peas (Garbanzo)      1 cup cooked      16
     Kidney Beans      1 cup cooked      11
     Lentils      1/3 cup dry      17
     Navy or Pinto Beans      1 cup cooked      17
     Split Peas      1 cup cooked      11
     Soybeans      1 cup cooked      26
     Soybean Curd (Tofu)      4 ounces      9
     Soybean Sprouts      4 ounces      7
     FLOURS & GRAINS (Uncooked)
     Barley      1/2 cup      10
     Cornflakes      2/3 cup      2
     Corn Grits or Cornmeal      1/2 cup      10 to 11
     Oats, Rolled      1/4 cup      4
     Popcorn, Popped      2 cups      3
     Rice, Brown      1/3 cup      5
     Soy Flour, Full Fat      1 cup      41
     Whole Wheat Flour      1 cup      15
     Wheatena      1/4 cup      4
     PASTA (Uncooked)
     Egg Noodles      1 cup      7
     Macaroni or Spaghetti
(Buitoni High Protein)
     2 ounces      12
     FRUIT (All Fruit Servings Have Trace to 2 gm Protein Except the Following)
     Dried Apricots      4 ounces      5
     Avocado      1 large      4
     Dates, Dried & Pitted      1 cup      4
     Figs, Dried      3 large      3
     Stewed Prunes      1 cup      3
     VEGETABLES (Vegetable Servings With More Than 2 gm Protein Include the Following)
     Lima Beans      1 cup      8
     Broccoli, Cooked      1 cup      5
     Brussels Sprouts, Cooked      1 cup      6
     Cauliflower, Cooked      1 cup      3
     Collard or Dandelion Greens      1 cup cooked      5
     Corn on Cob      1 ear      3
     Corn, Loose      1 cup cooked      5
     Mustard & Turnip Greens      1 cup cooked      3 to 4
     Peas, Fresh or Frozen      1 cup      5
     Potato Boiled or Baked      1 medium      2
     Hash Browns      3/4 cup      4
     Potato Chips or French Fries      10      1
     Spinach, Cooked      1 cup      3
     Squash, Winter Cooked      1 cup      4
     Squash, Summer Cooked      1 cup      1
     BEVERAGES (Non-Milk Beverages Have Little or No Protein Except the Following)
     Bouillon (Canned)      1 cup      8
     Orange & Tomato Juice      1 cup      2
     SWEETENERS
     Honey, Sugar, Molasses, etc.      ------      0





NUTRITIONAL HANDOUTS FOR CLIENTS

Food Groups

Vegetable and animal protein foods, serving sizes, and food groups used to assist pregnant clients and their midwives in planning a balanced daily dietary intake of sufficient protein to prevent potential complications of pregnancy.


Sample Meal Patterns & Menu

Sample meal patterns and example menu to assist clients and midwife in planning healthy, nutritionally balanced meals and snacks.


Vegetarian Food Guide

Dietary guidelines and information about complimentary plant protein combinations for vegetarian-vegan diets with a description about types of vegetarian diets.


Nutritional Profile

Questions for clients to assess their own eating habits and to assist nutritional counseling by their midwife.


Protein Values of Common Foods

A list of protein foods with quantities needed to assist in assessments of protein intake.


Pregnancy Diet Intake Worksheet

A worksheet we use to assess daily dietary intake of clients. The client uses a sheet to keep track of everything she eats and drinks in a day, quantity consumed along with time and place she ate or drank her nourishment. These sheets are then gathered by the midwife for total nutritional analysis and assessment. Nutritional counseling assists clients in planning healthy dietary habits and preventing anemia, preeclampsia, eclampsia or toxemia, and other nutritionally-based problems.


Nutritional Analysis Index

Nutritional breakdown of various individual foods found in the various food groups. Included are links to fast food sources for nutritional analysis.




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