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Table 2 Sources of energy 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 26 Growing-up milk 22 Rice 18
2 Breast milk 19 Rice 15 Growing-up milk 11
3 Rice 10 Noodles 8 Pork 9
4 Eggs 7 Pork 7 Noodles 8
5 Noodles 7 Eggs 7 Eggs 6
6 Infant cereal 7 Oil/other fats 7 Pancakes/sesame seed cakes 6
7 Pancakes/sesame seed cakes 3 Pancakes/sesame seed cakes 5 Oil/other fats 5
8 Oil/other fats 3 Milk 4 Milk 5
9 Pork 3 Bread/biscuits 3 Bread/biscuits 4
10 Bread/biscuits 2 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 2 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 2
11 Apples/applesauce 2 Apples/applesauce 2 Soy/tofu/meat substitutes 2
12 Bananas 1 Bananas 2 Chicken/duck 2
13 Growing-up milk 1 Steamed bread 1 Apples/applesauce 2
14 Steamed bread 1 Citrus fruits 1 Bananas 2
15 -   Breast milk 1 Nuts/seeds 2
16 -   Millets 1 Citrus fruits 1
17 -   Soy/tofu/meat substitutes 1 Steamed bread 1
18 -   Nuts/seeds 1 Yogurt 1
19 -   Chicken/duck 1 Cakes/pies 1