Skip to main content

Table 2 Trends in food groups and selected nutrients at RFNC canteen.

From: A pilot study of Aboriginal health promotion from an ecological perspective

Food/nutrient density in food supply, per Mj density, per Mj reference valuesa
  2005 2006  
Foods    
fresh fruit, g 47 80 33
fresh vegetables, g 1.1 2.0 31
breads, flour, g 9.3 17.6 20
fresh meat and eggs, g 1.8 8.4 10
milk and cheese, g 20 24 24-72
pies, pasties, sausage rolls, g 14 10 n/a
cakes, sugar, confectionary, g 13 10 n/a
Nutrients    
fibre, g 2.0 2.5 3.3
vitamin E, μg 0.41 0.25 1.7
vitamin A, μg b 39 32 136
vitamin C, mg 19 31 21
folate, μg 17 25 60
potassium, mg 265 293 470
sodium, mg 364 359 <160
  1. a calculated on the basis of a person consuming 10 Mj of energy per day [36]. For foods, reference values are derived from recommended core food group intakes [23]; for nutrients, reference values are derived from suggested dietary targets for minimal risk of chronic disease [36] (see Methods); bas retinol equivalents.