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Table 3 Contribution (%) of food groups to energy intake of weekday snacking occasions

From: Energy, nutrient and food content of snacks in French adults

  Morning % (SD) Midday % (SD) Afternoon % (SD) Evening % (SD) Night time % (SD) Overall % (SD)
Fruit 8.5 (26.5) 11.7 (27.7) 15.9 (32.0) 11.1 (26.9) 11.0 (29.5) 13.1 (28.0)
Bread 4.7 (16.6) 3.8 (14.1) 5.6 (16.8) 5.4 (16.0) 2.9 (12.6) 6.0 (16.4)
Milk and milk substitutes 7.2 (22.0) 2.1 (11.3) 2.7 (12.2) 2.1 (11.6) 4.8 (19.2) 3.9 (14.7)
Fatty-sweet products (pastry, cookies, chocolate, etc.) 13.6 (31.8) 15.2 (30.9) 33.3 (41.1) 25.9 (38.8) 27.3 (41.9) 29.6 (38.2)
Sweet foods (honey, candy, jam, etc.) 15.0 (32.0) 13.5 (29.1) 8.9 (23.8) 8.1 (23.7) 12.6 (30.5) 9.0 (22.5)
Hot beverages (coffee, tea, cappuccino, etc.) 32.9 (44.7) 24.7 (38.0) 11.4 (29.3) 5.9 (21.7) 7.1 (24.3) 11.3 (28.5)
Juices (fruit or vegetable) 5.3 (19.9) 4.3 (17.5) 2.3 (12.4) 3.1 (15.3) 4.0 (18.8) 3.5 (14.8)
Sweetened and light beverages (non- alcoholic) 3.4 (16.7) 5.1 (19.1) 4.6 (18.0) 5.0 (19.0) 7.1 (24.6) 4.4 (16.6)
Alcoholic beverages 0.1 (2.8) 2.6 (13.5) 1.9 (12.1) 9.2 (24.5) 6.0 (22.3) 3.2 (14.2)
Oleaginous seeds, appetizer 0.9 (8.7) 3.0 (13.9) 1.8 (11.1) 5.4 (18.4) 1.8 (12.1) 2.6 (12.6)