Table 5

Mean (SD) and median portion sizes (g) of chips/popcorn, desserts/candies/cookies, crackers and non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages consumed by Inuit adults in three remote communities in Nunavut, Canada
Food item Consumers (%) Portion size ( g )
Mean SD Median
Chips/popcorn
Popcorn 42.7 13 6 12
Potato chips 83.4 59 26 60
Desserts/candies/candy bars/cookies
Cake or muffin, any 59.7 106 52 117
Cheesecake or similar 6.6 170 65 134
Chocolate bar, any kind 60.7 59 28 52
Cookies incl. Oreos, Oatmeal 50.2 38 21 30
Hard candy, any 42.2 21 14 18
Pie, blueberry, apple, cherry 29.4 154 78 118
Crackers
Crackers incl. Cream Crackers, Premium Plus 56.9 46 38 31
Crackers incl. Ritz, Wheat Thins or sesame snacks 29.9 20 15 15
Pilot biscuits, any kind 75.8 59 40 51
Regular beverages
Juice sweetened, any kind, with added sugar 77.7 572 414 527
Pop, regular 82 663 706 372
Tea/coffee
Coffee 81.5 1075 984 752
Tea, any hot tea 83.9 786 697 502
Diet/sugar-free beverages
Pop, diet 17.1 459 226 355
Sugar-free juices 15.2 514 403 507
Alcohol
Beer or coolers, any kind 15.6 1826 1189 1426
Liquor incl. rum, whiskey, vodka or gin 30.8 330 418 158
Wine, any 8.1 492 444 374

Sheehy et al.

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

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