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Table 2 Mean participants’ dietary intake

From: Meal analysis for understanding eating behavior: meal- and participant-specific predictors for the variance in energy and macronutrient intake

Intake variable Daya (n = 814) Breakfast (n = 814) Lunch (n = 808) Afternoon snack (n = 804) Dinner (n = 814)
Energy, kcal
 All 2058 ± 593b 451 ± 199 528 ± 224 263 ± 191 524 ± 222
 Men 2341 ± 600 521 ± 213 583.3 ± 249 292 ± 208 609 ± 230
 Women 1770 ± 422 380 ± 154 471 ± 177 232 ± 167 438 ± 175
Carbohydrate, g
 All 204.1 ± 62.2 50.1 ± 22.8 46.9 ± 24.5 30.6 ± 21.4 40.6 ± 19.9
 Men 226.6 ± 66.9 56.2 ± 25.5 51.6 ± 28.0 33.7 ± 22.3 46.4 ± 22.3
 Women 181.2 ± 47.0 44.0 ± 17.8 42.2 ± 19.1 27.5 ± 10.0 34.6 ± 14.9
Protein, g
 All 74.5 ± 23.8 14.5 ± 8.2 26.1 ± 15.2 6.4 ± 6.9 22.2 ± 11.6
 Men 84.0 ± 24.6 16.8 ± 9.1 29.1 ± 16.8 7.0 ± 7.9 25.4 ± 11.8
 Women 64.8 ± 18.4 12.2 ± 6.3 23.1 ± 12.6 5.8 ± 5.8 19.0 ± 10.5
Fat, g
 All 93.0 ± 33.0 21.1 ± 12.6 24.7 ± 12.8 12.0 ± 10.4 27.4 ± 13.9
 Men 106.5 ± 33.8 25.1 ± 13.8 27.2 ± 14.1 13.4 ± 11.5 32.1 ± 14.4
 Women 79.1 ± 25.7 16.9 ± 9.7 22.2 ± 10.7 10.5 ± 9.0 22.7 ± 11.6
  1. aAll 11 eating occasions
  2. bMean ± SD