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TABLE 10-3 Comparison of Nutrients at Baseline with Nutrients in Recommended Meal Patterns for Children 2–4 Years of Age

 

Breakfast

Lunch/Supper

Snack

 

Baseline

Revised

% Change

Baseline

Revised

% Change

Baseline

Revised

% Change

Calories (kcal)

172

283

64

280

331

18

113

142

26

Fat (g)

4.7

7.0

50

12

9.6

−17

3.3

5.1

55

% Calories from Fat

24

22

−9

37

26

−30

26

32

23

Sat. fat (g)

2.4

2.5

4

4.8

3.2

−33

1.1

1.7

55

% Calories from sat. fat

13

8

−37

15

9

−43

9

11

23

Protein (g/d)

7.0

12

75

16

16

4

3.2

5.6

78

Vitamin A (µg RAE/d)

119

171

44

154

276

79

33

113

243

Vitamin C (mg/d)

14

18

34

11

28

162

9.8

7.5

−24

Vitamin E (mg αT/d)

0.28

0.40

43

0.76

1.4

84

0.27

0.49

81

Thiamin (mg/d)

0.18

0.46

156

0.24

0.30

25

0.09

0.11

22

Riboflavin (mg/d)

0.41

0.60

46

0.45

0.46

2

0.13

0.20

54

Niacin (mg/d)

1.4

4.7

236

3.1

4.0

31

0.94

1.3

41

Vitamin B6 (mg/d)

0.24

0.53

121

0.27

0.39

44

0.10

0.13

30

Folate (µg DFE/d)

55

183

230

60

99

65

30

42

40

Vitamin B12 (µg/d)

1.0

1.6

59

1.2

1.1

−15

0.21

0.44

110

Iron (mg/d)

1.3

4.6

262

1.6

2.5

56

0.75

1.0

36

Magnesium (mg/d)

32

50

57

45

67

49

17

26

58

Zinc (mg/d)

1.1

2.7

151

2.1

2.3

8

0.45

0.89

98

Calcium (mg/d)

219

227

3

250

235

−6

64

122

92

Phosphorus (mg/d)

200

261

31

287

304

6

7 2

129

79

Potassium (mg/d)

410

489

19

504

656

30

180

245

36

Sodium (mg/d)

166

411

147

493

656

33

129

228

76

Linoleic acid (g/d)

0.43

0.96

123

1.4

1.7

21

0.58

0.85

47

α-linolenic acid (g/d)

0.07

0.07

0

0.16

0.19

19

0.05

0.06

20

Fiber (g/d)

1.7

3.3

98

2.4

5.4

122

1.1

1.7

53

NOTE: αT = α-tocopherol; CACFP Child and Adult Care Food Program; d = day; DFE = dietary folate equivalent; g = grams; kcal = calories; µg = micrograms; mg = milligrams; mo = month; sat. fat = saturated fat; y = year.



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