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Table 3 Mean (SD) cost and nutritional data for ‘regular’ foods and toddler food categories

From: Toddler foods and milks don’t stack up against regular foods and milks

Product category n= Price/100 g Energy/ 100 g (kJ) Protein/ 100 g (g) Total fat/ 100 g (g) Saturated fat/ 100 g (g) Carbohydrate/ 100 g (g) Total sugar/ 100 g (g) Sodium/ 100 g (mg) Calcium/ 100 g (mg)
Cereal/fruit bars 8 $1.43 (0.76) 1628 (146) 5.8 (2.2) 10.3 (6.7) 5.2 (4.9) 64.2 (9.8) 31 (16.4) 52.1 (55.5)  
Dried fruit 7 $1.37 (0.7) 1281 (100) 2.3 (0.9) 0.9 (1) 0.2 (0.2) 68.1 (5.8) 61.7 (6.6) 58. (53.8)  
Fresh fruit 10 $1.08 (1.43) 214 (81) 0.7 (0.4) 0.1 (0.1) 0 (0) 10 (4.5) 9.2 (3.25) 0.9 (1.1)  
Organic/Raw balls/bites 5 $4.86 (0.81) 1750 (131) 11.1 (10) 16.1 (4.3) 4.7 (4) 53.3 (14.7) 36.5 (15.6) 79 (123.9)  
Rice crackers 9 $1.71 (1.54) 1761 (106) 7.5 (0.9) 7.2 (5.6) 3.1 (4.4) 79.2 (6.9) 7.8 (11.9) 324.5 (145.6)  
Yoghurt 10 $0.7 (0.44) 400 (46) 4.8 (0.5) 2.6 (1.1) 1.7 (0.8) 12.7 (1.6) 11.4 (1.6) 57.2 (7.9) 196.7 (54)
Cereal/fruit bars 14 $3.64 (1.87) 1514 (115) 5.9 (0.9) 8.1 (2.1) 2.9 (1.4) 62 (9.8) 34 (5.9) 126.7 (99.1)  
Dried fruit 5 $11.31 (8.26) 1414 (111) 2.4 (0.9) 0.5 (0.1) 0.1 (0) 75.3 (4.2) 62.4 (10.8) 10.2 (5.5)  
Snack - fruit sweetened 11 $12.46 (10.53) 1013 (635) 3.9 (5.2) 2.8 (5.1) 0.6 (0.9) 48.7 (30.6) 40.6 (27.1) 35.8 (66)  
Organic/Raw balls/bites 12 $5.54 (1.21) 1701 (231) 6.4 (2.7) 16.7 (9.8) 11.2 (8.4) 55.9 (8.7) 41.3 (8.2) 68.5 (92.1)  
Rice crackers 16 $10.03 (4.58) 1825 (190) 6.7 (1) 10.5 (8.5) 4.3 (5.6) 75.6 (11) 11 (10.5) 113.2 (123.2)  
Yoghurt 26 $2.01 (1.14) 338 (34) 4 (0.4) 3.3 (1) 2.2 (0.7) 8.3 (1.6) 6.5 (1.7) 45.6 (8.5) 169 (14)