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Table 11 Sources of sodium among infants and toddlers 6–35 months from the MING study

From: Food sources of energy and nutrients in the diets of infants and toddlers in urban areas of China, based on one 24-hour dietary recall

  Age 6–11 months Age 12–23 months Age 24–35 months
Rank Food Group % of Total Food Group % of Total Food Group % of Total
1 Salts 60 Salts 80 Salts 77
2 Infant formula 14 Growing-up milk 5 Growing-up milk 3
3 Eggs 7 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 4 Eggs 3
4 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 4 Eggs 3 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 3
5 Infant cereal 2 Milk 1 Milk 2
6 Bread/biscuits 2 -   Pork 1
7 Noodles 1 -   Bread/biscuits 1
8 Oil/other fats 1 -   Sausages 1
9 Steamed bread 1 -   -  
10 Pork 1 -   -