Table 2

Complete food list included in the Food Frequency Questionnaire

Staple foods

1

Steamed white rice or rice with mixed ingredients

2

Rice balls

3

Curried rice or fried rice

4

Donburi (rice topped with chicken and egg or rice topped with beef and egg)

5

Sushi

6

White bread

7

Hot dog

8

Cooked bread, danish pastry bread, or a sweet roll

9

Roll bread and raisin bread

10

Noodle

11

Fried Chinese noodle or spaghetti

12

Okonomiyaki (Japanese pizza with vegetables or pizza)

Main dishes

13

Roasted meat

14

Fried meat

15

Meat and vegetable stew

16

Meat balls

17

Syumai (Chinese steam meat dumpling) or spring roll

18

Gyoza (Chinese meat dumpling)

19

Ham

20

Sausage or bacon

21

Meat roll

22

Croquette

23

Liver-based dishes

24

Sashimi (raw fish or raw shellfish)

25

Broiled fish (white meat fish or shrimp)

26

Broiled fish (lean meat fish or dark meat fish)

27

Stewed fish

28

Fried fish

29

Vinegar-flavored seafood and vegetables

30

Kamaboko (fish paste)

31

Semi-dried sardine fries

32

Fried egg roll

33

Soft-boiled egg

34

Tamago-dofu (steamed beaten egg with soup stock)

35

Cold tofu

36

Natoo (fermented soy beans)

37

Tofu dishes

Side dishes

38

Vegetable salad

39

Tomato

40

Fried meat (with vegetables)

41

Fried vegetables or potatoes

42

Sauteed thin sliced burdock root

43

Boiled vegetables

44

Stewed vegetables or stewed potatoes

45

Boiled or marinated vegetables

46

Fried vegetables or fried potatoes

47

Boiled edamame (immature soybeans)

48

Salt-flavored pickled vegetables

49

Stewed hijiki (sea vegetable)

50

Toasted purple laver

51

Soup

52

Potage or stew

Beverages

53

Japanese green tea

54

Vegetable juice or fruit juice

55

Cocoa or tea or coffee

Dairy products

56

Whole milk

57

Low fat milk or milk coffee

58

Lactic acid bacteria beverage

59

Yogurt

60

Ice cream

61

Cheese

Sweets and baked goods

62

Cake (including doughnuts)

63

Snacks

64

Jelly

65

Biscuit

66

Chocolate

67

Candy

68

Japanese rice cracker

69

Japanese traditional confectionery

70

Pudding

Fruits

71

Banana

72

Kiwi fruits

73

Citrus fruits

74

Apple

75

Strawberry


Kobayashi et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:17   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-17

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