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Table 3 Energy (calories per capita per day) from different types of Grains and Grain Products among children 6–47 months: FITS 2008 (n = 2891)

From: Early development of dietary patterns: transitions in the contribution of food groups to total energy—Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study, 2008

Age groups: 6–8.9 months
n = 249
9–11.9 months
n = 256
12–14.9 months
n = 243
15–17.9 months
n = 251
18–20.9 months
n = 219
21–23.9 months
n = 212
24–47.9 months
n = 1461
  Kcal/d
Total Energy Grains/Grain Productsa 82 125 169 157 181 216 205
Infant cereals 68 53 22 6 4 4 4
All Family cerealsb 3 27 52 44 58 55 61
 Pre-sweetenedc 0 13 16 22 24 29 31
 Not-presweetened 3 14 35 22 34 26 30
 Whole graind 3 24 41 26 42 39 43
 Refined grain 0 3 11 18 15 16 17
Bread and rollse, f 1 11 20 22 26 53 36
 Whole graind 0 3 6 6 5 6 6
 Refined grain 1 8 15 16 22 47 29
Rice and pastag 1 15 23 27 35 28 32
Crackers, pretzels, rice cakes 5 8 23 34 36 33 42
Pancakes, waffles, French toast 1 3 12 12 10 29 21
  1. aThe mean energy at the Total Grains/Grain Products level may include food sub-categories that are not displayed separately. Food sub-categories displayed may not be mutually exclusive
  2. bAll family cereals include both ready-to-eat cereals and cooked cereals
  3. cPre-sweetened cereals are defined as those containing more than 21.2 g sugar per 100 g
  4. dIncludes foods assigned to the “whole grain” subgroup in the NDS-R Food Servings Count System; it does not include foods assigned to the “some whole grain” subgroup
  5. eBread and rolls also includes biscuits, bagels and tortillas
  6. fBread and rolls excludes breads and rolls used in sandwiches—these are included as part of mixed dishes
  7. gRice and pasta excludes rice and pasta used in mixed dishes