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The author and publisher wish to thank copyright holders for granting permission to reproduce information contained in the above appendices. Sources of charts and tables are as follows:

Height and weight tables:
(page 142), G. Lentner (ed.), Geigy Scientific Tables, 8th ed., volume 3, Ciba-Geigy, Basle, 1984 p. 326,
(page 143) table adapted from Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services, Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C., 1990; Recommended Daily Nutrient Intakes
(page 144), National Health and Medical Research Council, Food Australia, July 1989, Commonwealth of Australia (AGPS) copyright, Canberra; Food Additive Code
(page 147), adapted from National Health and Medical Research Council, Food Standards Code, AGP Canberra, 1990.


This work is published with the understanding that the authors and publisher are not responsible for the result of any actions taken on the basis of information in this work. If individual advice is required, the services of a competent professional or other expert should be sought.


Food Facts David Briggs 8 Mark Wahlqvist

Food Facts is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the nutritive value of foods. A range of charts and tables show at a glance the foods which are rich or deficient in particular nutrients. Food Facts also provides valuable information on a wide range of diet and health issues from food law and labelling to the nutritional needs of special health conditions. Whatever your nutritional needs, you can custom-build a diet that will maintain healthy nutrition for yourself or those in your care.