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Table 13 Sources of vitamin C 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 46 Growing-up milk 43 Growing-up milk 26
2 Breast milk 20 Citrus fruits 10 Citrus fruits 14
3 Infant cereal 5 Chinese cabbages 7 Chinese cabbages 10
4 Citrus fruits 4 Kiwi fruits 6 Supplements 5
5 Chinese cabbages 3 Other root vegetables 4 Other leafy vegetables 5
6 Kiwi fruits 3 Spinach 3 Coles 5
7 Apples/applesauce 2 Bananas 3 Spinach 4
8 Supplements 2 Broccoli 2 Bananas 3
9 Spinach 2 Apples/applesauce 2 Tomatoes/tomato sauce 3
10 Growing-up milk 2 Other leafy vegetables 2 Broccoli 3
11 Bananas 2 Tomatoes/tomato sauce 2 Apples/applesauce 3
12 Other leafy vegetables 1 Coles 2 Potatoes 2
13 -   Supplements 2 Kiwi fruits 2
14 -   Potatoes 1 Other root vegetables 2
15 -   Breast milk 1 Carrots 2
16 -   Sweet potatoes/yams 1 Other fruits 2
17 -   -   Jujube 2
18 -   -   Milk 1
19 -   -   Sweet potatoes/yams 1
20 -   -   100 juice 1