Diet/Nutrition

Data are for the U.S.

Dietary intake for adults aged 20 and over
  • Mean carbohydrate intake for men (% of kilocalories): 45.9%
  • Mean carbohydrate intake for women (% of kilocalories): 47.4%
  • Mean protein intake for men (% of kilocalories): 16.0%
  • Mean protein intake for women (% of kilocalories): 15.7%
  • Mean total fat intake for men (% of kilocalories): 35.6%
  • Mean total fat intake for women (% of kilocalories): 36.1%

Source: Health, United States, 2020-2021, table McrNutr [PDF – 9.8 MB](data are for 2015-2018

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Page last reviewed: September 6, 2022