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2nd Revision

Introduction

 

Data - Diet Change

Average Daily Food Calorie Supply in the USA, MDCs, South Korea, Japan, and China, 1994-96

kcal per Person per Day

 
kcal   in % of total  

USA

MDCs

S.Korea

Japan

China

 

USA

MDCs

S.Korea

Japan

China

 

Grand total

3,624

3,183

3,303

2,898

2,766

 

100

100

100

100

100

Vegetable products

2,618

2,316

2,799

2,297

2,306

 

72

73

85

79

83

Animal products

1,006

867

503

600

461

 

28

27

15

21

17

Cereals (excl. beer)

851

1,009

1,550

1,186

1,646

 

23

32

47

41

60

Starchy roots

103

137

33

73

154

 

3

4

1

3

6

Sweeteners

640

396

309

286

71

 

18

12

9

10

3

Pulses

35

27

44

21

15

 

1

1

1

1

1

Vegetable oils

546

366

278

282

128

 

15

11

8

10

5

Vegetables

71

67

148

77

98

 

2

2

4

3

4

Fruits (excl. wine)

123

93

75

53

42

 

3

3

2

2

2

Alcoholic Beverages

158

149

255

161

82

 

4

5

8

6

3

Meat

428

332

264

160

320

 

12

10

8

6

12

Animal fats

123

152

57

43

35

 

3

5

2

1

1

Milk

373

279

29

112

15

 

10

9

1

4

1

Eggs

51

47

36

79

52

 

1

1

1

3

2

Fish, seafood

29

46

92

194

29

 

1

1

3

7

1

Other

93

83

133

171

79

 

3

3

4

6

3

Source: FAOSTAT (1998): Food Balance Sheets
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