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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Health >> Nutrition >> Foods consumed >> Mean daily food intake

Tasmanian adults had the lowest average intake of fruit products and dishes (119 g per day) of any State. Adults in Tasmania generally reported the lowest mean intake of most foods and beverages; however, they had a higher mean intake of vegetables and vegetable products, particularly potatoes and carrots, than adults in other States.


MEAN DAILY FOOD INTAKE(a) - 1995

Tasmania
Australia

Selected food groups
grams per person per day
grams per person per day

Cereals and cereal products
185
215
Milk and milk products
269
289
Vegetable products and dishes
281
259
Meat, poultry and game products and dishes
150
157
Cereal-based products and dishes
103
127
Fruit products and dishes
119
144
Fish and seafood products and dishes
31
26

(a) Persons aged 19 years and over.

Source: National Nutrition Survey, 1995: Foods Eaten Australia (cat. no. 4804.0).


MEAN DAILY FOOD INTAKE(a) - 1995



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