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TABLE 10-2 Comparison of Nutrients in Recommended Meal Patterns with Nutrient Targets Averaged Over a 5-Day Week for CACFP for Children 2–4 Years of Age

 

Breakfast

Lunch/Supper

Snack

Nutr. Targets

Nutr. in Meals

% Diff.

Nutr. Targets

Nutr. in Meals

% Diff.

Nutr. Targets

Nutr. in Meals

% Diff.

Calories (kcal)

260

283

9

338

331

−2

182

142

−22

% Calories from fat

25–35

22

NA

25–35

26

NA

25–35

32

NA

% Calories from sat. fat

< 10

8

NA

< 10

9

NA

< 10

11

NA

Protein (g/d)

8.0

12

54

10

16

56

5.6

5.6

0

Vitamin A (µg RAE/d)

92

171

85

120

276

130

65

113

75

Vitamin C (mg/d)

15

18

21

20

28

41

11

7.5

−29

Vitamin E (mg αT/d)

1.4

0.40

−72

1.8

1.4

−24

1.0

0.49

−51

Thiamin (mg/d)

0.18

0.46

155

0.23

0.30

28

0.13

0.11

−13

Riboflavin (mg/d)

0.24

0.60

147

0.32

0.46

46

0.17

0.20

18

Niacin (mg/d)

2.4

4.7

101

3.1

4.0

31

1.6

1.3

−19

Vitamin B6 (mg/d)

0.20

0.53

171

0.25

0.39

54

0.14

0.13

−5

Folate (µg DFE/d)

63

183

189

82

99

20

44

42

−5

Vitamin B12 (µg/d)

0.56

1.6

186

0.72

1.1

45

0.39

0.44

13

Iron (mg/d)

1.7

4.6

172

2.2

2.5

12

1.2

1.0

−14

Magnesium (mg/d)

30

50

69

39

67

74

21

26

26

Zinc (mg/d)

1.3

2.7

119

1.6

2.3

42

0.88

0.89

2

Calcium (mg/d)

120

227

89

156

235

51

84

122

45

Phosphorus (mg/d)

167

261

56

217

304

4

117

129

11

Potassium (mg/d)

653

489

−25

849

656

−23

457

245

−46

Sodium (mg/d)

< 327

411

26

< 425

656

54

< 229

228

0

Linoleic acid (g/d)

1.6

0.96

−40

2.1

1.7

−19

1.1

0.85

−24

α-linolenic acid (g/d)

0.15

0.07

−54

0.20

0.19

−5

0.11

0.06

−44

Fiber (g/d)

4.2

3.3

−22

5.5

5.4

−2

2.9

1.7

−43

NOTE: αT = α-tocopherol; CACFP = Child and Adult Care Food Program; d = day; DFE = dietary folate equivalent; diff = difference; g = grams; kcal = calories; µg = micrograms; mg = milligrams; mo = month; NA = not applicable; nutr = nutrient; sat. fat = saturated fat; y = year.



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