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1 Plant Foods Seeds as Foods Plant’s embryonic material with food 10,000 years ago, the beginning of Agriculture The main component of seeds is starch which supplies the average person 60% of their daily calories. Grains & legumes account for more than 2/3 of dietary protein in the average diet Seeds Grains –cereals are all plants from the grass family. They produce many tiny dry
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Unformatted text preview: fruits (grains). • Legumes are plants that bear several seeds in a pod. Can be eaten as a vegetable before drying • Nuts comprise a category that includes the seeds of fleshly or one seeded fruits Grains • Over 8,000 species in the grass family • Cereals- wheat, barley, rice, millet, sorghum, rye & oats • Production levels: wheat > corn = rice...
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