Figure 1. List of specific foods: Result of grouping like foods reported in 2003-2006 NHANESa


Beverages
  • Whole milk
  • Reduced fat milk
  • Skim milk
  • Vegetable juice
  • 100% fruit juice, not orange/grapefruit juice
  • 100% orange/grapefruit juice
  • Fruit drinks
  • Soda, energy and sports drinksb
  • Milk substitute and evaporated milk
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Coffee
  • Tea

Bakery/Breads
  • Hot cereal
  • Pancakes/waffles/French toast
  • Quickbreads
  • Ready-to-eat cereals
  • Grain-based dessertsc
  • Yeast breads

Dressings, spreads, other additionsd
  • Buttere
  • Cream
  • Margarinef
  • Mayonnaise
  • Miscellaneous solid fats
  • Nondairy creamer/cream substitutes
  • Oilse
  • Salad dressing
  • Sauces
  • Sour cream
  • Condiments
  • Gelatins
  • Jams and jelly
  • Sugars/honey
  • Syrups/toppings

Produce
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Coleslaw
  • Corn
  • Fried white potatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Onions
  • Other cruciferous
  • Other white potatoes
  • Peas
  • Spinach
  • String beans
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Tomato sauces
  • Vegetable medleys and other vegetables
  • Vegetable mixed dishes
  • Apples and pears
  • Avocado
  • Bananas
  • Citrus fruits
  • Dried fruit
  • Grapes
  • Melon
  • Peaches/plums/apricots/nectarines
  • Strawberries
  • Other fruit and fruit salad

Snacks
  • Potato/corn/other chipsf
  • Popcorn
  • Pretzels
  • Nuts/seeds and nut/seed mixed dishes
  • Candy
  • Crackers

Entrees
  • Chili
  • Mexican mixed dishes
  • Pizza
  • Soups
  • Meal replacements
  • Pasta and pasta dishes
  • Rice and rice mixed dishes
  • Egg rolls

Refrigerator/Frozen
  • Yogurt
  • Cottage/ricotta/cream cheese
  • Dairy desserts
  • Frozen meals

Deli
  • Regular cheese
  • Reduced fat cheese
  • Dried beans
  • Burgers
  • Cold cuts
  • Eggs and egg mixed dishesg
  • Tuna and tuna mixed dishes
  • Shrimp and shrimp mixed dishes
  • Other fish and fish mixed dishes
  • Liver and other organ meats
  • Beef and beef mixed dishes
  • Chicken and chicken mixed dishes
  • Duck and duck mixed dishes
  • Other meat and meat mixed dishes
  • Pork and pork mixed dishes
  • Turkey and turkey mixed dishes
  • Sausage, franks, bacon, and ribs
  • Tofu and meat substitutes


a: NHANES = National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
b: Includes sodas, energy drinks, sports drinks, and sweetened bottled water including vitamin water.
c: Includes cakes, cookies, donuts, pies, crisps, cobblers, granola bars.
d: Includes low-fat items such as low-fat salad dressings, cream cheese, and sour cream.
e: Butter, margarines, and oils do not include those used in yeast breads, grain-based desserts, quickbreads, pancakes/waffles/French toast, dairy desserts, salad dressing, mayonnaise, pasta and pasta mixed dishes, Mexican mixed dishes, ready-to-eat cereal, crackers, pretzels, potato/corn/other chips, candy.
f: Includes lowfat versions.
g: Excludes eggs found in grain-based desserts, pancakes/waffles/French toast, yeast breads, quickbreads, dairy desserts, egg rolls, pasta and pasta mixed dishes.

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