Table 3

Mean (SD) and median portion sizes (g) of breads/pancakes, cereals/porridges, noodles/macaroni/rice and potatoes consumed by Inuit adults in three remote communities in Nunavut, Canada
Food item Consumers (%) Portion size ( g )
Mean SD Median
Breads/pancakes
Bannock, baked 19.4 166 127 139
Bannock, fried 85.8 189 116 149
Pancakes or waffles, incl. Eggo waffles 51.7 88 32 91
White bread, incl. toast, sandwiches, rolls and bagels 87.7 70 30 60
Whole wheat bread 57.8 74 25 67
Cereals/porridges
Low sugar cereals (e.g. Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Cheerios) 49.3 29 10 28
Porridge, home-made 25.6 186 91 142
Quaker Oats or porridge in a package 42.7 254 103 189
Sweet cereals, incl. Frosted Flakes or Honey Nut Cheerios 43.1 46 17 51
Noodles/macaroni/rice
Macaroni and cheese or Kraft Dinner 67.3 300 111 343
Noodles 61.1 475 212 450
Rice, any 85.3 148 76 131
Potatoes
Hash browns or potato patties or French fries 67.8 97 61 77
Potato salad 19.4 158 84 175
Potato, baked or boiled 60.7 141 60 119
Potato, mashed, incl. instant 66.8 125 54 103

Sheehy et al.

Sheehy et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:70   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-70

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