Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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Appendix E-2.8: Percent of total food group intake, 2009-2010, for U.S. population ages 2 years and older, from WWEIA Food Categories

These data are estimates of the percent of USDA Food Pattern food group intake from WWEIA Food Categories, regrouped into DGAC major categories and subcategories as described elsewhere, for individuals 2 years and older based on the day 1 dietary recalls from What We Eat in America, NHANES 2009-2010.
Breastfed children have been excluded. The sample size is 9,042.

Percent of total consumption from each major food category
DGAC Major category Total Vegetables % Total Fruits % Total Grains % Total Dairy % Total Protein Foods % Whole grains % Refined grains %
DAIRY 0.0 0.4 0.2 53.9 0.0 0.0 0.2
PROTEIN FOODS 0.5 0.2 2.7 1.6 48.7 0.3 3.0
MIXED DISHES 30.6 0.5 44.7 29.6 45.2 19.5 48.2
GRAINS 0.2 1.1 32.6 2.0 1.2 60.0 28.9
SNACKS AND SWEETS 5.3 3.2 19.0 5.8 2.1 19.4 19.0
FRUITS+FRUIT JUICE 0.1 88.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
VEGETABLES 58.9 1.0 0.6 3.0 2.4 0.3 0.6
CONDIMENTS, GRAVIES, SPREADS, SALAD DRESSINGS 4.3 0.1 0.1 2.8 0.1 0.0 0.1
BEVERAGES (not incl. milk and 100% fruit juice) 0.1 4.7 0.0 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Total* 100.0 100.0 99.9 99.7 99.7 99.6 100.0
Percent of total consumption from each subcategory
DGAC Subcategory Total Vegetables % Total Fruits % Total Grains % Total Dairy % Total Protein Foods % Whole grains % Refined grains %
LOWFAT MILK/YOGURT 0.0 0.3 0.0 18.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
HIGHER FAT MILK/YOGURT 0.0 0.1 0.0 25.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
CHEESE 0.0 0.0 0.2 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
MEATS (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 10.7 0.0 0.1
DELI/CURED PRODUCTS (Meat and Poultry) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.7 0.0 0.0
POULTRY (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 0.1 0.0 1.8 0.1 14.5 0.0 2.1
SEAFOOD (Not incl. Mixed Dishes) 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.0 6.7 0.0 0.7
EGGS 0.4 0.0 0.0 1.5 5.1 0.0 0.0
NUTS, SEEDS, AND SOY 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 7.0 0.3 0.0
PIZZA 2.3 0.1 8.6 9.1 1.1 0.0 9.7
BURGERS, TACOS, AND SANDWICHES 8.8 0.3 23.1 13.8 26.4 17.7 23.9
MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD MIXED DISHES 7.7 0.1 2.2 1.3 12.6 0.0 2.5
RICE, PASTA, AND OTHER GRAIN-BASED MIXED DISHES 7.3 0.1 9.4 4.7 3.3 1.8 10.4
SOUPS 4.5 0.0 1.4 0.7 1.7 0.0 1.6
RICE AND PASTA 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 0.0 4.6 4.2
YEAST BREADS AND TORTILLAS 0.0 0.1 17.0 0.2 0.0 16.8 17.0
QUICK BREADS (Biscuits, Muffins, Pancakes, Waffles) 0.1 0.3 4.8 0.7 0.5 1.7 5.3
BREAKFAST CEREALS AND BARS 0.1 0.7 6.6 1.0 0.6 36.9 2.5
CHIPS, CRACKERS, AND SAVORY SNACKS 5.1 0.0 10.1 0.5 0.3 18.6 8.9
DESSERTS AND SWEET SNACKS 0.2 1.7 8.9 4.0 0.9 0.8 10.1
CANDIES AND SUGARS 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.3 0.9 0.0 0.1
FRUIT (non-juice) 0.0 60.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
100% FRUIT JUICE 0.1 28.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
VEGETABLES (Incl. Beans and Peas, not Starchy) 39.5 1.0 0.5 1.6 2.3 0.3 0.5
STARCHY VEGETABLES 19.5 0.0 0.1 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.1
SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES 0.0 4.3 0.0 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0
COFFEE AND TEA 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
WATERS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
CONDIMENTS AND GRAVIES 4.3 0.1 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.1
SPREADS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
SALAD DRESSINGS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total* 100.0 100.0 99.9 99.7 99.7 99.6 100.0

*Totals are less than 100% because results do not include baby foods and infant formulas

Percent of total USDA food group intake from summarized WWEIA Food Categories

Prepared upon request for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Estimates for individuals 2 years and older based on the day 1 dietary recalls from What We Eat in America, NHANES 2009-2010.
Breastfed children have been excluded. The sample size is 9,042.

Percent of total consumption from each major food category
DGAC Major category Milk % Cheese % Red meat % Cured meat % Added sugars % Solid fats % Empty calories % Oils %
DAIRY 76.4 23.6 0.0 0.0 3.8 10.4 7.3 0.46
PROTEIN FOODS 1.3 2.2 39.6 27.8 0.6 14.0 7.6 15.38
MIXED DISHES 3.4 65.7 59.0 70.7 5.8 35.6 21.4 29.31
GRAINS 3.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 7.8 4.5 6.1 5.96
SNACKS AND SWEETS 9.0 1.1 0.3 0.0 31.2 22.7 26.7 19.62
FRUITS+FRUIT JUICE 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.4 0.03
VEGETABLES 1.1 5.5 1.0 1.5 1.1 4.7 3.0 23.35
CONDIMENTS, GRAVIES, SPREADS, SALAD DRESSINGS 4.6 1.6 0.0 0.0 2.0 7.1 4.7 5.67
BEVERAGES (not incl. milk and 100% fruit juice) 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 46.5 0.8 22.5 0.15
Total* 99.7 100.0 100.0 100.0 99.6 99.9 99.7 99.93
Percent of total consumption from each subcategory
DGAC Subcategory Milk % Cheese % Red meat % Cured meat % Added sugars % Solid fats % Empty calories % Oils %
LOWFAT MILK/YOGURT 29.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.5 1.1 0.15
HIGHER FAT MILK/YOGURT 46.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 5.8 4.1 0.00
CHEESE 0.0 23.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.2 2.2 0.30
MEATS (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 0.0 0.0 39.5 0.1 0.1 2.5 1.4 0.17
DELI/CURED PRODUCTS (Meat and Poultry) 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.9 0.1 4.0 2.2 0.11
POULTRY (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 3.2 1.8 3.75
SEAFOOD (Not incl. Mixed Dishes) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 0.6 1.16
EGGS 1.1 2.1 0.0 1.8 0.0 3.1 1.6 1.76
NUTS, SEEDS, AND SOY 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 8.43
PIZZA 0.0 21.6 0.2 5.2 0.8 7.8 4.5 2.69
BURGERS, TACOS, AND SANDWICHES 0.4 32.2 32.0 60.0 4.1 17.4 11.1 15.35
MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD MIXED DISHES 1.1 1.7 18.3 3.8 0.4 3.8 2.2 4.29
RICE, PASTA AND OTHER GRAIN-BASED MIXED DISHES 1.2 9.6 6.2 0.9 0.5 5.5 3.1 5.75
SOUPS 0.8 0.6 2.3 0.7 0.1 1.1 0.6 1.23
RICE AND PASTA 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.76
YEAST BREADS AND TORTILLAS 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 2.43
QUICK BREADS (Biscuits, Muffins, Pancakes, Waffles) 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.7 2.6 2.2 1.49
BREAKFAST CEREALS AND BARS 1.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.6 2.7 1.28
CHIPS, CRACKERS, AND SAVORY SNACKS 0.1 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.4 2.7 1.6 15.34
DESSERTS AND SWEET SNACKS 6.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.9 17.1 18.0 3.22
CANDIES AND SUGARS 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.8 2.9 7.1 1.05
FRUIT (non-juice) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.4 0.03
100% FRUIT JUICE 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00
VEGETABLES (Incl. Beans and Peas, not Starchy) 0.3 3.3 1.0 1.4 1.0 2.3 1.7 12.18
STARCHY VEGETABLES 0.9 2.2 0.0 0.2 0.1 2.4 1.3 11.18
SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES** 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 38.8 0.3 18.6 0.14
COFFEE AND TEA 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.7 0.5 3.4 0.01
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.4 0.00
WATERS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.00
CONDIMENTS AND GRAVIES 0.2 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.29
SPREADS 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 6.2 3.7 1.37
SALAD DRESSINGS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 3.00
Total* 99.7 100.0 100.0 100.0 99.6 99.9 99.7 99.93

*Totals less than 100% because results do not include baby foods and infant formulas

**Additional breakdown for SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES

Additional breakdown for SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES
SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES % of Added sugars consumption
Diet soft drinks 0.0
Diet sport and energy drinks 0.0
Other diet drinks 0.0
Soft drinks 25.1
Fruit drinks 10.6
Sport and energy drinks 2.6
Nutritional beverages 0.2
Flavored or carbonated water 0.2