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Cereal fibre intake in Australia: a cross sectional analysis of the 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey

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Abstract


  • Extensive evidence supports health benefits of cereal fibre, however globally no national intake

    data exists. This study aimed to determine estimates of intake and food sources of cereal fibre,

    and relationships to dietary fibre intake in an Australian sample population. A cereal fibre database

    was applied to dietary intake data from the 2011–12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Survey (n ¼ 12,153). Usual intake based on 2-day intake data was weighted to infer population

    results. Median daily cereal fibre intake was 6.4 g/d (9.7 g/10 MJ/d) for adults (19–85 years) and

    6.2 g/d (10.2 g/10 MJ/d) for children/adolescents (2–18 years). Individuals with the highest cereal

    fibre intake were more likely to meet dietary fibre recommendations than those with the lowest

    intake (males Q4: 17.1% Q1: 3.9%; females Q4: 20.3% Q1: 6.6%). Breakfast cereals, bread and

    bread rolls provided the most cereal fibre. This study provides first quantification of cereal fibre

    from all sources in an Australian national sample.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Barrett, E. M., Probst, Y. C. & Beck, E. J. (2018). Cereal fibre intake in Australia: a cross sectional analysis of the 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 69 (5), 619-627.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85034215849

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/context/smhpapers/article/6233/type/native/viewcontent

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/5179

Number Of Pages


  • 8

Start Page


  • 619

End Page


  • 627

Volume


  • 69

Issue


  • 5

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • Extensive evidence supports health benefits of cereal fibre, however globally no national intake

    data exists. This study aimed to determine estimates of intake and food sources of cereal fibre,

    and relationships to dietary fibre intake in an Australian sample population. A cereal fibre database

    was applied to dietary intake data from the 2011–12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Survey (n ¼ 12,153). Usual intake based on 2-day intake data was weighted to infer population

    results. Median daily cereal fibre intake was 6.4 g/d (9.7 g/10 MJ/d) for adults (19–85 years) and

    6.2 g/d (10.2 g/10 MJ/d) for children/adolescents (2–18 years). Individuals with the highest cereal

    fibre intake were more likely to meet dietary fibre recommendations than those with the lowest

    intake (males Q4: 17.1% Q1: 3.9%; females Q4: 20.3% Q1: 6.6%). Breakfast cereals, bread and

    bread rolls provided the most cereal fibre. This study provides first quantification of cereal fibre

    from all sources in an Australian national sample.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Barrett, E. M., Probst, Y. C. & Beck, E. J. (2018). Cereal fibre intake in Australia: a cross sectional analysis of the 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 69 (5), 619-627.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85034215849

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/context/smhpapers/article/6233/type/native/viewcontent

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/5179

Number Of Pages


  • 8

Start Page


  • 619

End Page


  • 627

Volume


  • 69

Issue


  • 5

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom