Table 1

Daily nutrient and V&F intakes from 5-day food records for “high” versus “low” V&F consumers

Daily intakesHigh V&F groupa (n = 49)Low V&F groupa (n = 49)P
V&F, servings/day7.9 ± 3.2b4.1 ± 1.90.0001c
Energy, kcal2576 ± 8192496 ± 6470.6
Carbohydrate, % of kcal58.1 ± 10.251.1 ± 7.70.0002
Protein, % of kcal14.1 ± 2.914.0 ± 2.40.8
Fat, % of kcal28.6 ± 9.133.8 ± 7.50.003
Dietary fiber, g/1000 kcal11.5 ± 4.57.8 ± 3.50.0001
Dietary fiber from V, g/1000 kcal2.2 ± 1.21.7 ± 1.10.04
Dietary fiber from F, g/1000 kcal2.2 ± 1.50.6 ± 0.70.0001
Dietary fiber from grains, g/1000 kcal7.1 ± 3.85.5 ± 2.40.014
Soy, servings/day0.08 ± 0.240.01 ± 0.060.03c
  • a High and low V&F intake classification based on initial telephone report.

  • b Mean ± SD.

  • c P for t test analysis of square-root transformed data.