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Table 9 Sources of calcium 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 44 Growing-up milk 49 Growing-up milk 30
2 Supplements 15 Supplements 13 Milk 17
3 Infant cereal 13 Milk 10 Supplements 17
4 Breast milk 12 Eggs 4 Eggs 5
5 Eggs 4 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 4 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 4
6 Growing-up milk 3 Infant cereal 2 Yogurt 3
7 Milk 2 Yogurt 2 Soy/tofu/meat substitutes 3
8 Fish/shellfish/shrimps 1 Chinese cabbages 2 Chinese cabbages 2
9 -   Soy/tofu/meat substitutes 2 Other root vegetables 2
10 -   Other root vegetables 1 Citrus fruits 2
11 -   Rice 1 Rice 2
12 -   Citrus fruits 1 Coles 2
13 -   -   Infant cereal 2
14 -   -   Bread/biscuits 1
15 -   -   Pancakes/sesame seed cakes 1