Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 5 Template used for converting FAO food group availability data in percent of total kcals to macronutrients (g)

From: Future body mass index modelling based on macronutrient profiles and physical activity

FAO Food groups Kcals Protein Carbs Dietary fiber PUFA MUFA SFA Total fat Alcohol
Cereals 100 2.58 19.2 1.61 0.64 0.56 0.29 1.42 0.00
Vegetable oil 100 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.09 4.27 3.24 11.1 0.00
Sugar and sweeteners 100 0.00 25.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Meats 100 6.40 0.33 0.00 0.70 4.14 2.71 8.12 0.00
Roots and tubers 100 1.53 23.2 2.87 0.07 0.02 0.04 0.13 0.00
Milk, eggs, fish 100 9.74 4.00 0.00 0.88 2.05 1.69 5.00 0.00
Fruits 100 1.11 21.3 2.63 0.21 0.89 0.18 1.15 0.00
Animal fat 100 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.20 5.46 3.74 11.1 0.00
Pulses 100 5.64 12.9 4.23 1.08 1.49 0.42 2.87 0.00
Alcohol with the associated carbohydrates from wine (fruit) and beer (cereals) 100 0.00 12.1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 14.30