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Australian health survey: nutrition state and territory results, 2011-12

10 Jun 2015
Description

This publication summarises eating habits of Australians for each State and Territory.

Overview

The survey presents results from a 24 hour dietary recall of foods and beverages from the 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (NNPAS). It contains general information on dietary behaviours, and consumption of selected foods and nutrients.

In Australia, during 2011-12, people aged two years and over consumed an estimated 3.1 kilograms of foods and beverages (including water) per day, made up of a wide variety of foods. People from Victoria and Tasmania consumed the least (3kg) while those from the Northern Territory consumed the most (3.7kg).

 Nationally, 6% of people aged two years and over met the recommended usual daily intake of vegetables and 52% of people met the recommended usual daily intake of fruit.

 

 

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2015
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