Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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Appendix E-2.9: Percent of total energy and nutrient intake, 2009-2010, for U.S. population ages 2 years and older, from WWEIA Food Categories

These data are estimates of the percent ototal enery and nutrient 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 Energy % Sodium % Saturated Fat % Caffeine % Dietary Fiber % Calcium % Potassium % Vitamin D %
DAIRY 6.69 4.86 12.55 0.26 1.20 29.82 11.96 45.50
PROTEIN FOODS 11.00 14.06 15.03 0.00 3.96 3.77 10.49 18.96
MIXED DISHES 28.82 43.47 36.29 0.00 27.85 28.84 24.38 15.74
GRAINS 10.61 10.66 3.87 0.07 18.49 8.55 5.14 8.23
SNACKS AND SWEETS 16.17 8.09 17.87 1.41 11.87 6.85 7.84 1.72
FRUITS+FRUIT JUICE 4.57 0.14 0.27 0.00 12.92 4.68 11.03 2.52
VEGETABLES 7.67 10.65 6.45 0.00 20.97 5.21 15.38 2.59
CONDIMENTS, GRAVIES, SPREADS, SALAD DRESSINGS 2.34 4.63 6.56 0.02 1.46 1.32 1.99 1.10
BEVERAGES (Not incl. Milk and 100% Fruit Juice) 11.83 3.21 1.01 98.19 0.91 10.03 11.43 2.82
Total* 99.70 99.77 99.90 99.95 99.64 99.04 99.62 99.19
Percent of total consumption from each subcateogry
DGAC Subcategory Energy % Sodium % Saturated Fat % Caffeine % Dietary Fiber % Calcium % Potassium % Vitamin D %
LOWFAT MILK/YOGURT 1.94 1.15 1.27 0.07 0.27 10.65 5.15 17.41
HIGHER FAT MILK/YOGURT 3.46 1.69 6.92 0.19 0.86 13.36 6.37 26.07
CHEESE 1.29 2.02 4.36 0.00 0.08 5.81 0.45 2.02
MEATS (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 2.12 2.10 3.33 0.00 0.05 0.34 2.43 1.52
DELI/CURED PRODUCTS (Meat and Poultry) 1.32 3.18 2.85 0.00 0.04 0.21 1.22 1.37
POULTRY (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 3.31 4.41 3.33 0.00 0.54 0.45 2.89 0.69
SEAFOOD (Not incl. Mixed Dishes) 1.09 2.00 0.81 0.00 0.22 0.53 1.40 9.36
EGGS 1.51 1.72 3.11 0.00 0.11 1.58 1.07 6.03
NUTS, SEEDS, AND SOY 1.66 0.64 1.61 0.00 3.00 0.66 1.48 0.00
PIZZA 4.27 5.76 6.34 0.00 4.24 5.42 2.22 0.15
BURGERS, TACOS, AND SANDWICHES 13.82 20.68 19.01 0.00 11.15 16.07 10.83 9.26
MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD MIXED DISHES 3.91 6.07 4.35 0.00 3.59 2.11 4.65 2.78
RICE, PASTA, AND OTHER GRAIN-BASED MIXED DISHES 5.48 6.89 5.28 0.00 6.73 4.30 4.35 2.80
SOUPS 1.34 4.07 1.31 0.00 2.15 0.93 2.32 0.76
RICE AND PASTA 1.48 2.23 0.22 0.00 1.13 0.23 0.33 0.03
YEAST BREADS AND TORTILLAS 3.75 3.69 1.28 0.00 6.48 2.79 1.65 0.09
QUICK BREADS (Biscuits, Muffins, Pancakes, Waffles) 1.93 2.14 1.23 0.04 1.88 1.64 0.76 0.65
BREAKFAST CEREALS AND BARS 3.45 2.60 1.13 0.03 8.99 3.89 2.39 7.45
CHIPS, CRACKERS, AND SAVORY SNACKS 4.61 4.03 3.33 0.00 5.78 1.53 3.40 0.10
DESSERTS AND SWEET SNACKS 8.50 3.67 11.57 0.75 4.77 4.58 3.53 1.60
CANDIES AND SUGARS 3.06 0.40 2.97 0.66 1.32 0.74 0.91 0.02
FRUIT (non-juice) 2.73 0.06 0.21 0.00 11.71 0.99 6.68 0.00
100% FRUIT JUICE 1.84 0.08 0.05 0.00 1.21 3.68 4.35 2.52
VEGETABLES (Incl. Beans and Peas, not Starchy) 3.84 6.54 3.50 0.00 14.16 3.82 8.57 1.44
STARCHY VEGETABLES 3.83 4.11 2.95 0.00 6.82 1.39 6.80 1.15
SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES 6.51 1.56 0.30 18.14 0.75 2.25 2.67 0.70
COFFEE AND TEA 1.44 0.45 0.69 79.92 0.12 1.71 6.99 2.12
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 3.84 0.27 0.03 0.13 0.04 0.64 1.75 0.01
WATERS 0.03 0.93 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.44 0.01 0.00
CONDIMENTS AND GRAVIES 0.68 3.63 1.05 0.00 1.33 0.83 1.48 0.23
SPREADS 1.34 0.61 5.10 0.02 0.09 0.45 0.48 0.86
SALAD DRESSINGS 0.31 0.39 0.40 0.00 0.04 0.04 0.03 0.02
Total* 99.70 99.77 99.90 99.95 99.64 99.04 99.62 99.19

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

BEVERAGES ANALYSIS BY CATEGORY
BEVERAGE ANALYSIS CATEGORIES Energy %
All Foods 81.18
Beverages:
Milk and milk drinks-lowfat 1.43
Milk and milk drinks-whole or reduced fat 3.38
100% fruit or vegetable juice 1.88
Sweetened beverages* 6.51
Coffee and tea 1.44
Alcoholic beverages 3.84
Waters, including "enhanced" or "fortified" 0.03
*Breakdown of sweetened beverages category
Diet soft drinks 0.07
Diet sport and energy drinks 0.00
Other diet drinks 0.02
Soft drinks 3.81
Fruit drinks 2.00
Sport and energy drinks 0.44
Nutritional beverages 0.13
Flavored or carbonated water 0.03