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Appendix G2: Original Food Guide Pyramid Patterns and Description of USDA Analyses

TABLE G2-9. Recommended Intakes in Proposed USDA Food Patterns Compared to Actual Mean Consumption (recommended as a percent of actual, by age/sex group)
CALORIE LEVEL
AGE GROUPS
1000 child 2-3 1200 F 4-8 1400 M 4-8 1600 F 9-13 1600 F 51+ 1800 F 31-50 1800 M 9-13 1800 F 14-18 2000 F 19-30 2000 M 51+ 2200 M 14-18 2200 M 31-50 2400 M 19-30 2600 M 19-30 2800 M 14-18 3000 M 19-30 3200 M 14-18
  (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%)
FRUITS 120 99 116 138 117 151 145 166 253 166 229 217 246 327 305 409 382
VEGETABLES 62 107 103 125 100 129 143 148 133 106 105 96 114 137 158 160 184
Dark-green 434 642 925 799 277 431 1097 1060 633 419 898 501 896 896 1045 1021 1191
Deep-yellow 174 314 326 416 213 327 541 585 388 254 547 308 520 629 826 732 960
Legumes 319 435 437 598 468 542 447 548 515 336 394 299 346 346 458 394 522
Starchy 17 45 43 47 61 68 51 55 59 53 35 43 50 65 64 65 64
Other 25 66 62 80 47 66 97 92 74 57 72 53 70 101 134 132 175
GRAINS 67 74 83 95 120 126 93 114 134 121 95 113 115 115 117 126 117
Whole grains 217 254 279 322 334 437 313 434 504 359 393 419 495 495 480 544 480
Enriched grains 40 42 47 55 72 72 54 64 79 72 54 63 65 65 66 72 66
MEAT & BEANS 79 104 123 151 133 123 115 132 141 100 102 89 96 96 118 103 118
MILK
(2 serv pattern)
108 108 99     180     159     129 116 116   116  
(3 serv pattern)       162 296   132 217   228 128       128   128
DISC FATS 70 65 60 64 82 76 57 70 82 70 56 60 61 67 71 88 96
Solid fats 73 45 41 43 56 51 39 47 56 48 39 42 44 46 48 60 65
Oils/soft marg. 65 93 85 92 119 110 84 102 117 99 78 84 86 95 102 127 138
ADDED SUGARS 38 28 26 26 50 50 31 33 49 62 33 50 50 58 50 72 77
TOTAL CALORIES 71 75 79 87 109 108 82 98 114 98 79 87 89 97 101 112 115

 

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