Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

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Appendix E-2.10: Percent of total energy intake, 2009-2010, for age/sex 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/sex 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.

MALES - Percent of total energy consumption by major category
Major Category 2+ yrs 2-5 yrs 6-11 yrs 12-19 yrs 20-40 yrs 41-50 yrs 51-70 yrs 71+ yrs
DAIRY 6.29 17.01 11.93 7.52 4.67 4.63 5.73 5.64
PROTEIN FOODS 11.48 9.48 9.25 9.18 11.01 13.25 12.83 13.11
MIXED DISHES 30.18 23.85 28.77 34.57 31.99 29.08 29.15 23.03
GRAINS 9.94 10.87 12.01 9.47 9.78 9.44 8.82 14.65
SNACKS AND SWEETS 15.24 17.65 19.75 17.07 13.11 14.66 15.57 17.37
FRUITS+FRUIT JUICE 4.13 9.20 4.66 3.59 3.44 3.56 4.20 6.62
VEGETABLES 7.18 5.32 4.66 5.02 6.92 8.18 8.72 8.93
CONDIMENTS, GRAVIES, SPREADS, SALAD DRESSINGS 2.03 1.06 1.78 1.27 1.72 2.65 2.49 2.98
BEVERAGES (Not incl. Milk and 100% Fruit Juice) 13.25 4.97 7.07 12.17 16.94 14.36 12.21 7.61
Total* 99.72 99.40 99.88 99.87 99.59 99.82 99.71 99.94

*Does not include baby foods and infant formulas

MALES - Percent of total energy consumption by subcategory
Subcategory 2+ yrs 2-5 yrs 6-11 yrs 12-19 yrs 20-40 yrs 41-50 yrs 51-70 yrs 71+ yrs
LOWFAT MILK/YOGURT 1.66 3.77 3.51 2.13 0.96 1.35 1.62 2.08
HIGHER FAT MILK/YOGURT 3.44 11.41 7.52 4.30 2.50 2.06 2.81 2.87
CHEESE 1.19 1.83 0.90 1.09 1.22 1.23 1.29 0.69
MEATS (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 2.41 0.86 1.16 1.66 2.58 3.41 2.55 2.25
DELI/CURED PRODUCTS (Meat and Poultry) 1.42 1.59 1.25 1.15 1.22 1.72 1.58 1.79
POULTRY (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 3.39 3.97 4.36 3.73 3.66 2.70 3.08 2.51
SEAFOOD (Not incl. Mixed Dishes) 1.10 0.43 0.58 0.39 0.78 1.55 1.81 1.69
EGGS 1.58 1.64 1.31 1.22 1.60 1.65 1.66 1.99
NUTS, SEEDS, AND SOY 1.58 0.99 0.58 1.04 1.17 2.22 2.16 2.87
PIZZA 4.96 2.58 5.59 7.44 6.18 3.83 3.84 0.58
BURGERS, TACOS, AND SANDWICHES 15.11 11.00 13.54 15.88 15.68 14.96 15.76 12.51
MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD MIXED DISHES 3.91 2.78 1.85 3.99 4.32 4.25 3.65 4.67
RICE, PASTA AND OTHER GRAIN-BASED MIXED DISHES 4.97 6.19 6.62 6.29 4.70 5.22 4.10 3.79
SOUPS 1.23 1.30 1.16 0.97 1.10 0.82 1.80 1.47
RICE AND PASTA 1.50 1.02 1.20 1.59 2.12 1.30 0.84 1.40
YEAST BREADS AND TORTILLAS 3.54 2.87 3.23 3.10 3.31 4.34 3.53 4.60
QUICK BREADS (Biscuits, Muffins, Pancakes, Waffles) 1.83 2.30 3.37 1.95 1.57 1.17 1.75 2.99
BREAKFAST CEREALS AND BARS 3.07 4.68 4.20 2.83 2.78 2.63 2.70 5.65
CHIPS, CRACKERS, AND SAVORY SNACKS 4.42 6.22 6.19 6.06 4.18 4.48 3.47 2.61
DESSERTS AND SWEET SNACKS 8.15 8.18 9.90 8.50 6.68 7.23 9.45 11.54
CANDY AND SUGARS 2.67 3.25 3.67 2.52 2.25 2.96 2.65 3.22
FRUIT (non-juice) 2.36 4.83 2.62 1.79 1.58 2.37 2.79 4.51
100% FRUIT JUICE 1.77 4.37 2.05 1.80 1.86 1.18 1.41 2.10
VEGETABLES ( Incl. Beans and Peas, not Starchy) 3.40 2.08 1.35 1.84 3.25 4.26 4.20 5.61
STARCHY VEGETABLES 3.78 3.24 3.32 3.18 3.67 3.92 4.52 3.32
SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES** 6.82 4.77 6.37 10.26 8.67 6.06 4.19 2.94
COFFEE AND TEA 1.33 0.20 0.65 1.14 1.37 1.60 1.73 0.80
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 5.04 0.00 0.00 0.66 6.83 6.68 6.26 3.86
WATERS 0.05 0.00 0.05 0.11 0.07 0.02 0.03 0.01
CONDIMENTS AND GRAVIES 0.61 0.49 0.66 0.52 0.71 0.60 0.57 0.43
SPREADS 1.12 0.50 0.77 0.54 0.78 1.51 1.62 2.30
SALAD DRESSINGS 0.29 0.07 0.34 0.21 0.23 0.54 0.29 0.25
Total* 99.72 99.40 99.88 99.87 99.59 99.82 99.71 99.94

*Does not include baby foods and infant formulas

MALES - Additional breakdown for SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES
Subcategory 2+ yrs 2-5 yrs 6-11 yrs 12-19 yrs 20-40 yrs 41-50 yrs 51-70 yrs 71+ yrs
Diet soft drinks 0.06 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.06 0.08 0.10 0.04
Diet sport and energy drinks 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.00
Other diet drinks 0.01 0.03 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.00
Soft drinks 4.15 0.92 2.80 6.65 5.61 4.04 2.30 1.62
Fruit drinks 1.82 3.51 2.99 2.29 1.87 1.38 1.32 1.01
Sport and energy drinks 0.58 0.29 0.32 1.16 0.88 0.45 0.18 0.02
Nutritional beverages 0.15 0.00 0.23 0.05 0.17 0.09 0.21 0.19
Flavored or carbonated water 0.05 0.01 0.01 0.07 0.06 0.01 0.05 0.07
FEMALES - Percent of total energy consumption by major category
Major Category 2+ yrs 2-5 yrs 6-11 yrs 12-19 yrs 20-40 yrs 41-50 yrs 51-70 yrs 71+ yrs
DAIRY 7.21 18.82 11.58 7.70 5.74 5.94 6.00 7.12
PROTEIN FOODS 10.39 10.53 8.41 9.60 10.22 10.71 11.62 10.04
MIXED DISHES 27.07 21.65 26.66 30.39 29.55 26.76 24.40 24.27
GRAINS 11.48 11.34 12.94 10.70 10.73 10.96 12.02 13.53
SNACKS AND SWEETS 17.37 17.55 21.84 19.23 14.91 16.66 17.67 19.77
FRUITS+FRUIT JUICE 5.13 8.92 5.20 3.76 4.40 4.84 5.59 7.02
VEGETABLES 8.31 5.23 5.13 6.04 8.70 8.80 9.93 9.63
CONDIMENTS, GRAVIES, SPREADS, SALAD DRESSINGS 2.73 1.34 1.67 2.01 2.48 3.43 3.55 2.97
BEVERAGES (Not incl. Milk and 100% Fruit Juice) 10.09 4.26 6.46 10.57 13.12 11.41 8.91 5.56
Total* 99.78 99.64 99.87 100.00 99.85 99.51 99.69 99.90

*Does not include baby foods and infant formulas

FEMALES - Percent of total energy consumption by subcategory
Subcategory 2+ yrs 2-5 yrs 6-11 yrs 12-19 yrs 20-40 yrs 41-50 yrs 51-70 yrs 71+ yrs
LOWFAT MILK/YOGURT 2.31 3.84 2.86 1.76 1.93 2.14 2.46 3.08
HIGHER FAT MILK/YOGURT 3.48 12.30 7.34 4.73 2.46 2.54 2.00 2.68
CHEESE 1.43 2.68 1.38 1.21 1.35 1.26 1.55 1.37
MEATS (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 1.75 0.67 1.09 1.43 1.55 2.44 1.99 2.17
DELI/CURED PRODUCTS (Meat and Poultry) 1.19 2.25 1.19 1.00 1.17 1.08 1.22 1.11
POULTRY (Not incl. Deli and Mixed Dishes) 3.20 4.54 4.26 4.15 3.10 3.04 2.63 2.25
SEAFOOD (Not incl. Mixed Dishes) 1.06 0.46 0.49 0.55 1.09 0.93 1.60 1.42
EGGS 1.43 1.83 0.98 1.24 1.72 1.37 1.38 1.08
NUTS, SEEDS, AND SOY 1.76 0.79 0.40 1.23 1.60 1.86 2.80 2.02
PIZZA 3.38 2.63 5.20 5.23 4.16 2.12 2.46 1.37
BURGERS, TACOS, AND SANDWICHES 12.16 7.80 11.71 12.99 14.24 11.95 10.23 11.69
MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD MIXED DISHES 3.92 2.61 1.84 2.59 3.23 4.80 5.55 5.04
RICE, PASTA AND OTHER GRAIN-BASED MIXED DISHES 6.14 7.55 6.56 8.80 6.30 6.41 4.58 4.19
SOUPS 1.47 1.06 1.34 0.78 1.61 1.49 1.58 1.99
RICE AND PASTA 1.45 1.35 1.49 1.24 1.39 1.84 1.47 1.23
YEAST BREADS AND TORTILLAS 4.02 2.98 4.11 3.63 3.87 4.31 4.23 4.50
QUICK BREADS (Biscuits, Muffins, Pancakes, Waffles) 2.07 1.98 3.39 2.45 1.58 1.72 2.13 2.53
BREAKFAST CEREALS AND BARS 3.94 5.02 3.94 3.38 3.89 3.09 4.20 5.27
CHIPS, CRACKERS, AND SAVORY SNACKS 4.85 4.81 6.52 6.25 4.84 4.40 4.29 3.61
DESSERTS AND SWEET SNACKS 8.96 9.84 11.52 9.21 6.98 8.46 9.33 12.78
CANDY AND SUGARS 3.56 2.90 3.80 3.77 3.08 3.79 4.05 3.38
FRUIT (non-juice) 3.21 4.38 3.19 1.83 2.36 3.43 4.10 4.85
100% FRUIT JUICE 1.92 4.54 2.00 1.94 2.04 1.40 1.49 2.17
VEGETABLES ( Incl. Beans and Peas, not Starchy) 4.41 1.75 2.03 2.45 4.24 4.98 6.25 5.64
STARCHY VEGETABLES 3.89 3.48 3.10 3.59 4.46 3.82 3.68 3.99
SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES** 6.11 3.99 6.09 8.52 7.68 6.49 3.92 3.22
COFFEE AND TEA 1.59 0.26 0.32 1.48 2.09 1.61 1.88 1.06
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 2.28 0.00 0.00 0.44 3.22 3.14 3.03 1.26
WATERS 0.11 0.00 0.05 0.13 0.13 0.18 0.08 0.01
CONDIMENTS AND GRAVIES 0.76 0.42 0.70 0.78 0.73 1.11 0.75 0.50
SPREADS 1.63 0.68 0.74 1.04 1.40 1.88 2.39 2.17
SALAD DRESSINGS 0.34 0.23 0.23 0.20 0.35 0.44 0.41 0.29
Total* 99.78 99.64 99.87 100.00 99.85 99.51 99.69 99.90

*Does not include baby foods and infant formulas

FEMALES - Additional breakdown for SUGAR-SWEETENED AND DIET BEVERAGES
Subcategory 2+ yrs 2-5 yrs 6-11 yrs 12-19 yrs 20-40 yrs 41-50 yrs 51-70 yrs 71+ yrs
Diet soft drinks 0.08 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.08 0.12 0.13 0.04
Diet sport and energy drinks 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other diet drinks 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.01
Soft drinks 3.38 1.08 2.58 4.44 4.87 4.09 1.73 1.45
Fruit drinks 2.24 2.75 3.25 3.47 2.21 1.84 1.89 1.02
Sport and energy drinks 0.26 0.11 0.23 0.53 0.43 0.17 0.07 0.05
Nutritional beverages 0.11 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.05 0.23 0.05 0.60
Flavored or carbonated water 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.05