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Table 3 Nutrient composition of baseline and simulated scenarios

From: Simulating the impact on health of internalising the cost of carbon in food prices combined with a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages

  Nutrient composition of baseline diets and under each scenario (calories from drinks only allowed to change)
Baseline A B C D
Energy (kcal/day) 2000 2000 (2000 to 2000) 2013 (2008 to 2018) 1995 (1992 to 1997) 1999 (1995 to 2004)
Total fat (% total energy) 37.0 36.3 (36.3 to 36.4) 35.9 (35.9 to 35.9) 36.5 (36.4 to 36.5) 36.2 (36.2 to 36.2)
SAFAs (% total energy) 14.4 14.1 (14.1 to 14.1) 13.9 (13.9 to 13.9) 14.1 (14.1 to 14.1) 14.0 (14.0 to 14.0)
MUFAs (% total energy) 13.6 13.4 (13.4 to 13.4) 13.2 (13.2 to 13.2) 13.4 (13.4 to 13.4) 13.3 (13.3 to 13.3)
PUFAs (% total energy) 6.6 6.5 (6.5 to 6.5) 6.4 (6.4 to 6.4) 6.5 (6.5 to 6.5) 6.4 (6.4 to 6.4)
Cholesterol (mg/day) 228.2 223.0 (221.9 to 224.0) 221.2 (219.6 to 222.7) 223.1 (222.0 to 224.2) 221.4 (219.9 to 222.9)
Fibre (g/day) 13.2 13.3 (13.4 to 13.3) 13.5 (13.5 to 13.4) 13.3 (13.4 to 13.3) 13.5 (13.5 to 13.4)
Salt (mg/day) 6196 6221 (6222 to 6221) 6247 (6247 to 6246) 6221 (6220 to 6222) 6244 (6244 to 6243)
Fruit and vegetables (g/day) 344.3 339.9 (341.6 to 338.1) 346.9 (345.3 to 348.4) 342.2 (342.7 to 341.7) 349.7 (351.0 to 348.4)
Sugar (g/day) 113.7 113.9 (113.8 to 114.0 115.9 (114.8 to 117.0) 112.4 (111.9 to 112.9) 112.2 (111.1 to 113.4)
Iron (mg/d) 10.6 10.6 (10.6 to 10.6) 10.7 (10.6 to 10.7) 10.7 (10.7 to 10.6) 10.7 (10.7 to 10.7)
Calcium (mg/d) 883.7 890.2 (891.7 to 888.6) 907.2 (906.9 to 907.6) 890.3 (891.3 to 889.4) 907.3 (907.4 to 907.2)
Zinc (mg/d) 8.2 8.0 (8.0 to 8.0) 8.1 (8.1 to 8.1) 8.1 (8.0 to 8.1) 8.1 (8.1 to 8.1)
Vitamin A (μg /day) 794.5 756.1 (756.3 to 756.0) 754.7 (753.3 to 756.1) 755.4 (755.2 to 755.7) 752.1 (750.6 to 753.6)
Vitamin D (μg /day) 2.6 2.6 (2.6 to 2.6) 2.6 (2.6 to 2.6) 2.6 (2.6 to 2.6) 2.6 (2.6 to 2.6)
Vitamin B12 (μg /day) 5.7 5.5 (5.5 to 5.6) 5.6 (5.5 to 5.7) 5.5 (5.5 to 5.6) 5.6 (5.6 to 5.7)
  1. 95 % credible intervals in parentheses. SAFAs, saturated fatty acids; MUFAs, mono-unsaturated fatty acids; PUFAs, poly-unsaturated fatty acids