Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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Appendix E-2.12: Percent of total energy intake, 2009-2010, for age/income groups of the U.S. population, from WWEIA Food Categories

These data are estimates of the percent of total energy intake from WWEIA Food Categories, regrouped into DGAC major categories and subcategories as described elsewhere, for 2 years and older by age/income group, based on the day 1 dietary recalls from What We Eat in America, NHANES 2009-2010.

Breastfed children have been excluded. The overall sample size is 9,042.

Income less than or equal to 185% of the Poverty Index Ratio: Percent of total energy consumption by major category
Major Category MF 2-11 MF 12-19 MF 20+ MF 2+
DAIRY 13.69 7.85 5.49 7.10
PROTEIN FOODS 9.92 8.72 11.54 10.90
MIXED DISHES 27.12 31.50 28.10 28.40
GRAINS 10.36 9.45 10.69 10.47
SNACKS AND SWEETS 18.65 18.11 14.43 15.59
FRUITS+FRUIT JUICE 6.15 3.71 4.36 4.55
VEGETABLES 5.49 5.84 8.09 7.38
CONDIMENTS, GRAVIES, SPREADS, SALAD DRESSINGS 1.41 1.61 2.12 1.94
BEVERAGES (Not incl. Milk and 100% Fruit Juice) 6.89 13.17 14.95 13.44
Total* 99.68 99.96 99.76 99.77

*Does not include baby foods and infant formulas

Income less than or equal to 185% of the Poverty Index Ratio: Percent of total energy consumption by subcategory
Subcategory MF 2-11 MF 12-19 MF 20+ MF 2+
LOWFAT MILK/YOGURT 2.40 1.23 1.08 1.31
HIGHER FAT MILK/YOGURT 9.88 5.34 3.29 4.60
CHEESE 1.41 1.28 1.13 1.19
MEATS (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 1.28 1.72 2.63 2.29
DELI/CURED PRODUCTS (Meat and Poultry) 1.57 0.80 1.45 1.38
POULTRY (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 4.71 4.06 3.51 3.78
SEAFOOD (Not incl. Mixed Dishes) 0.33 0.28 1.08 0.85
EGGS 1.61 1.17 1.63 1.57
NUTS, SEEDS, AND SOY 0.43 0.70 1.23 1.03
PIZZA 5.07 5.99 2.84 3.62
BURGERS, TACOS, AND SANDWICHES 12.32 14.63 14.33 14.05
MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD MIXED DISHES 1.95 2.51 3.94 3.43
RICE, PASTA AND OTHER GRAIN-BASED MIXED DISHES 6.23 7.33 5.31 5.73
SOUPS 1.55 1.04 1.68 1.57
RICE AND PASTA 1.19 1.23 1.79 1.62
YEAST BREADS AND TORTILLAS 2.80 3.29 4.20 3.86
QUICK BREADS (Biscuits, Muffins, Pancakes, Waffles) 1.99 1.84 1.81 1.84
BREAKFAST CEREALS AND BARS 4.38 3.08 2.90 3.15
CHIPS, CRACKERS, AND SAVORY SNACKS 5.38 6.74 3.84 4.47
DESSERTS AND SWEET SNACKS 10.11 8.35 7.58 8.08
CANDY AND SUGARS 3.16 3.01 3.02 3.04
FRUIT (non-juice) 3.20 1.57 2.26 2.32
100% FRUIT JUICE 2.95 2.14 2.10 2.24
VEGETABLES ( Incl. Beans and Peas, not Starchy) 1.78 2.13 3.80 3.26
STARCHY VEGETABLES 3.72 3.71 4.29 4.12
SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES** 6.39 10.99 8.64 8.60
COFFEE AND TEA 0.45 1.17 1.79 1.49
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 0.00 0.84 4.46 3.28
WATERS 0.04 0.17 0.05 0.07
CONDIMENTS AND GRAVIES 0.63 0.86 0.62 0.66
SPREADS 0.52 0.46 1.27 1.04
SALAD DRESSINGS 0.27 0.28 0.23 0.24
Total* 99.68 99.96 99.76 99.77

*Does not include baby foods and infant formulas

Income less than or equal to 185% of the Poverty Index Ratio: Additonal breakdown for SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES
Subcategory MF 2-11 MF 12-19 MF 20+ MF 2+
Diet soft drinks 0.00 0.01 0.05 0.04
Diet sport and energy drinks 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other diet drinks 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
Soft drinks 2.42 7.05 5.75 5.40
Fruit drinks 3.68 3.15 2.13 2.51
Sport and energy drinks 0.24 0.71 0.45 0.46
Nutritional beverages 0.03 0.03 0.23 0.17
Flavored or carbonated water 0.01 0.03 0.01 0.01
Income greater than 185% of the Poverty Index Ratio: Percent of total energy consumption by major category
Major Category MF 2-11 MF 12-19 MF 20+ MF 2+
DAIRY 14.35 7.27 5.52 6.51
PROTEIN FOODS 8.27 9.95 11.47 11.02
MIXED DISHES 25.30 33.72 29.22 29.31
GRAINS 13.17 10.29 10.14 10.44
SNACKS AND SWEETS 20.89 17.85 15.78 16.46
FRUITS+FRUIT JUICE 6.39 3.47 4.38 4.47
VEGETABLES 4.41 5.20 8.54 7.82
CONDIMENTS, GRAVIES, SPREADS, SALAD DRESSINGS 1.70 1.43 2.86 2.60
BEVERAGES (Not incl. Milk and 100% Fruit Juice) 5.33 10.73 11.80 11.09
Total* 99.81 99.92 99.71 99.74

*Does not include baby foods and infant formulas

Income greater than 185% of the Poverty Index Ratio: Percent of total energy consumption by subcategory
Subcategory MF 2-11 MF 12-19 MF 20+ MF 2+
LOWFAT MILK/YOGURT 4.45 2.56 2.05 2.32
HIGHER FAT MILK/YOGURT 8.26 3.62 2.05 2.79
CHEESE 1.64 1.09 1.42 1.40
MEATS (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 0.75 1.49 2.22 2.01
DELI/CURED PRODUCTS (Meat and Poultry) 1.24 1.49 1.29 1.31
POULTRY (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 3.91 3.96 2.83 3.05
SEAFOOD (Not incl. Mixed Dishes) 0.45 0.59 1.34 1.18
EGGS 1.02 1.22 1.52 1.44
NUTS, SEEDS, AND SOY 0.91 1.20 2.28 2.04
PIZZA 3.99 7.20 4.39 4.64
BURGERS, TACOS, AND SANDWICHES 11.31 14.95 14.04 13.88
MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD MIXED DISHES 2.29 3.96 4.59 4.31
RICE, PASTA AND OTHER GRAIN-BASED MIXED DISHES 6.94 6.95 4.95 5.33
SOUPS 0.77 0.67 1.25 1.15
RICE AND PASTA 1.02 1.34 1.27 1.26
YEAST BREADS AND TORTILLAS 3.91 3.38 3.56 3.58
QUICK BREADS (Biscuits, Muffins, Pancakes, Waffles) 3.95 2.44 1.72 2.00
BREAKFAST CEREALS AND BARS 4.28 3.14 3.59 3.61
CHIPS, CRACKERS, AND SAVORY SNACKS 6.68 5.65 4.43 4.76
DESSERTS AND SWEET SNACKS 10.10 9.01 8.37 8.60
CANDY AND SUGARS 4.11 3.19 2.98 3.11
FRUIT (non-juice) 3.66 1.91 2.97 2.92
100% FRUIT JUICE 2.73 1.57 1.41 1.55
VEGETABLES ( Incl. Beans and Peas, not Starchy) 1.63 2.13 4.65 4.11
STARCHY VEGETABLES 2.78 3.06 3.90 3.71
SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES** 4.96 8.96 4.91 5.33
COFFEE AND TEA 0.34 1.36 1.53 1.40
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 0.00 0.30 5.26 4.27
WATERS 0.02 0.11 0.09 0.09
CONDIMENTS AND GRAVIES 0.60 0.48 0.76 0.72
SPREADS 0.86 0.77 1.67 1.51
SALAD DRESSINGS 0.23 0.18 0.42 0.38
Total* 99.81 99.92 99.71 99.74

*Does not include baby foods and infant formulas

Income greater than 185% of the Poverty Index Ratio: Additonal breakdown for SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES
Subcategory MF 2-11 MF 12-19 MF 20+ MF 2+
Diet soft drinks 0.01 0.05 0.11 0.09
Diet sport and energy drinks 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00
Other diet drinks 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02
Soft drinks 1.89 5.04 2.82 2.96
Fruit drinks 2.61 2.64 1.43 1.66
Sport and energy drinks 0.29 1.11 0.36 0.43
Nutritional beverages 0.14 0.05 0.12 0.12
Flavored or carbonated water 0.01 0.05 0.05 0.05