Table 2

Sources of energy in the diets of cassava consuming children

Food

Nigeria

n = 656

Kenya

n = 449


Cassava

15%

59%

Maize

22%

7%

Rice

14%

1%

Sorghum

1%

10%

Wheat

8%

1%

Animal source foods

3%

7%

Legumes

9%

3%

Fruits

4%

3%

Green leafy vegetables

10%

4%

Yams

11%

0%

Banana

2%

1%

Sweet Potato

0%

3%


(Data expressed as fraction of daily dietary energy)

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

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