Table 3

Daily Diet Recommendations
DOHC Guidelines Options from questionnaire Parents’ response (Total = 95)
Fruit and vegetables 4+ servings of fruit/fruit juice/vegetables daily 0-1 servings/day 5 (5.3%)
1-2 servings/day 7 (7.4%)
2-3 servings/day 14 (14.8%)
3-4 servings/day 18 (18.9%)
4+ servings/day 49 (51.5%)
No answer 2 (2.1%)
Fried foods Limit intake to 1-2 times per week 0-1 servings/day 80 (84.2%)
1-2 servings/day 8 (8.4%)
> 2 servings/day 3 (3.2%)
No answer 4 (4.2%)
Sweets and desserts Should be eaten in small amounts (sparingly) 0-1 servings/day 67 (70.5%)
1-2 servings/day 19 (20%)
2-3 servings/day 5 (5.3%)
3-4 servings/day 3 (3.2%)
No answer 1 (1%)
Fish/poultry 2 servings daily of meat/fish/beans or alternative 0-1 servings/day 44 (46.3%)
1-2 servings/day 41 (43.2%)
2-3 servings/day 6 (6.3%)
3-4 servings/day 1 (1%)
4-5 servings/day 1 (1%)
No answer 2 (2.1%)
Red meat 2 servings daily of meat/fish/beans or alternative 0-1 servings/day 60 (63.1%)
1-2 servings/day 26 (27.4%)
2-3 servings/day 6 (6.3%)
3-4 servings/day 3 (3.2%)

Flinn et al.

Flinn et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:491   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-491

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