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Table 12 Sources of vitamin A 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 Infant formula 25 Growing-up milk 34 Growing-up milk 24
2 Supplements 25 Supplements 25 Eggs 22
3 Breast milk 20 Eggs 16 Supplements 22
4 Eggs 11 Organ meats 6 Carrots 5
5 Organ meats 8 Spinach 2 Milk 4
6 Infant cereal 4 Citrus fruits 2 Citrus fruits 4
7 Spinach 1 Carrots 2 Spinach 3
8 Carrots 1 Milk 2 Organ meats 3
9 Growing-up milk 1 Breast milk 2 Broccoli 2
10 -   Broccoli 2 Chinese cabbages 2
11 -   -   Pork 1
12 -   -   Fish/shellfish/shrimps 1
13 -   -   Other root vegetables 1
14 -   -   Chicken/duck 1