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Table 4 Percentage distribution of the servings from each food category within the participants

From: A traditional Asian diet modified to meet nutritional requirements of diabetes, has anything changed? A cross-sectional dietary survey

Food group No. of portions/day All adults (%) Males (%) Females (%)
Starch >11 43.08 53.48 37.5
≥6 91.86 93.01 91.25
<6 8.1 6.9 8.75
Vegetables 0 4.06 4.6 3.75
>0 and <1 4.06 4.6 3.75
1–3 45.52 46.51 45
>3 46.41 44.18 47.5
Fruits 0 33.33 34.88 32.5
>0 and <1 12.19 6.9 15
1–2 27.64 32.55 25
>2 26.82 25.58 27.5
Meat or alt. 0 24.39 30.23 21.25
>0 and <1 13 9.3 15
1–2 26.82 20.93 30
>2 35.77 39.53 33.75
Pulses 0 43.08 39.53 45
0–1 17.88 9.3 22.5
1–2 22.76 27.9 20
2–3 12.19 16.27 10
>3 4.06 6.9 2.5
Dairy products 0 22.76 16.27 26.25
0–1 69.1 76.74 65
1–2 8.1 6.97 8.75
>2 0 0 0
Added sugar 0 99.18 97.67 1
0–1 0 0 0
>1 0.81 2.32 0