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 diet40%
Average amount of soda youth between the ages of 12-19 drink daily22 ounces
Total amount of calories recommended for daily intake2,000
Total average of calories Americans consume daily3,800
Total amount of grains needed daily to help weight management3 ounces
Total recommended fruit and vegetable daily intake1-1/2 cups
Total percentage who eat fast food everyday25%
Total percentage of calories that account from people who eat fast food everyday47%
Total number of every 10 kids who skip breakfast everyday2
Total percentage of daily nutrition kids should get from breakfast25%
Dietary Intake for Adults 20 and over recommended Daily Nutrition
Average energy intake for men2672 kilocalorie’s
Average energy intake for women1803 kilocalorie’s
Average percent of protein intake for men47%
Average percent of protein intake for women49%
Average total fat intake for men and women34%
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