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Table 6 Energy (calories per capita per day) from different types of Vegetables 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 Vegetablesa 34 58 55 49 52 52 56
Baby food vegetables 26 17 9 4 2 1 0
Cooked vegetablesb 8 40 46 43 49 47 51
Types of vegetablesc        
 Dark greend 0 15 2 1 4 1 3
 Deep yellowe 16 13 11 5 4 2 5
 White potatoes 5 13 32 27 29 27 32
  French fries/fried potatoes 0 4 15 9 17 16 23
 Other starchy vegetablesf 6 6 5 9 6 13 8
 Other reported vegetablesg 7 11 6 7 9 8 9
  1. aThe mean energy at the Total Vegetables level may include food sub-categories (like 100% vegetable juice) that were consumed in small quantities and are not displayed separately. Food sub-categories displayed may not be mutually exclusive
  2. bIncludes any type of cooked vegetable from canned, fresh or frozen
  3. cIncludes commercial baby food, cooked vegetables and raw vegetables
  4. dIncludes broccoli, spinach and other greens, and romaine lettuce
  5. eIncludes carrots, pumpkin, sweet potatoes and winter squash
  6. fIncludes corn, green peas, immature lima beans, black-eyed peas (not dried), cassava, and rutabaga
  7. gIncludes artichoke, asparagus, beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, eggplant, green beans, lettuce, mushrooms, okra, onions, pea pods, peppers, tomatoes/tomato sauce, yellow (wax) beans, and zucchini/summer squash