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Table 1 Classification of foods consumed by children according to WHO’s seven food groups

From: Determinants of infant and young complementary feeding practices among children 6–23 months of age in urban Pakistan: a multicenter longitudinal study

Food groups Foods mentioned in infant 24-h recall form
Grains, roots and tubers Rice, Tuber (potato), Bread/Cookies/Crackers, Porridge/Cereal, Pasta
Legumes and nuts Beans
Dairy products Milk, yoghurt, cheese
Flesh foods Red/Organ meats (Beef, Liver, Kidney), Fish, Poultry
Eggs Eggs
Vitamin A rich fruits and vegetables Peaches, watermelon, mangoes, carrots, leafy vegetables, sweet potatoes,
Other fruits and vegetables Various