Daily Nutrition Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Food Facts, Nutritional Data
Research Date: 4.20.2013
Nutrition (also called nourishment or aliment) is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life. Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a healthy diet.
Daily Nutritional Value Statistics
Total percentage of empty calories that make up a child’s diet 40%
Average amount of soda youth between the ages of 12-19 drink daily 22 ounces
Total amount of calories recommended for daily intake 2,000
Total average of calories Americans consume daily 3,800
Total amount of grains needed daily to help weight management 3 ounces
Total recommended fruit and vegetable daily intake 1-1/2 cups
Total percentage who eat fast food everyday 25%
Total percentage of calories that account from people who eat fast food everyday 47%
Total number of every 10 kids who skip breakfast everyday 2
Total percentage of daily nutrition kids should get from breakfast 25%
Dietary Intake for Adults 20 and over recommended Daily Nutrition
Average energy intake for men 2672 kilocalorie’s
Average energy intake for women 1803 kilocalorie’s
Average percent of protein intake for men 47%
Average percent of protein intake for women 49%
Average total fat intake for men and women 34%
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