Diet/Nutrition

Data are for the U.S.

Dietary intake for adults aged 20 and over
  • Mean carbohydrate intake for men (% of kilocalories): 46.4%
  • Mean carbohydrate intake for women (% of kilocalories): 48.2%
  • Mean protein intake for men (% of kilocalories): 16.3%
  • Mean protein intake for women (% of kilocalories): 15.8%
  • Mean total fat intake for men (% of kilocalories): 34.6%
  • Mean total fat intake for women (% of kilocalories): 35.1%

Source: Health, United States, 2019, table 24 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB](data are for 2013-2016)

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Page last reviewed: March 26, 2021