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Table 8 Sources of zinc 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 22 Rice 13
2 Supplements 16 Supplements 18 Growing-up milk 12
3 Breast milk 11 Rice 11 Supplements 12
4 Infant cereal 10 Eggs 7 Pork 8
5 Eggs 9 Pork 6 Eggs 7
6 Rice 7 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 5 Milk 5
7 Noodles 4 Noodles 5 Noodles 5
8 Pork 3 Milk 3 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 5
9 Pancakes/sesame seed cakes 2 Pancakes/sesame seed cakes 3 Pancakes/sesame seed cakes 4
10 Growing-up milk 2 Soy/tofu/meat substitutes 2 Soy/tofu/meat substitutes 4
11 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 2 Infant cereal 1 Beef 3
12 Apples/applesauce 1 -   Chicken/duck 2
13 -   -   Bread/biscuits 1
14 -   -   Nuts/seeds 1
15 -   -   Other root vegetables 1