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Laboratory Evaluation of Australian Ration Packs.
Technical rept. 1982-1983,
ARMED FORCES FOOD SCIENCE ESTABLISHMENT SCOTTSDALE (AUSTRALIA)
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Methods and results of chemical analysis of the 1982-83 packaging programme are presented. The contents of moisture, fat, protein, carbohydrate, thiamin, ascorbic acid, niacin, riboflavin, ash, and energy of rations are included. Daily available nutrients are estimated and evaluated with respect to daily requirement. Some rations were found to have an excessive protein content. Certain rations were found to be marginally energy deficient and deficient in ascorbic acid and thiamin. All rations were found to contain excessive salt.
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