The charts below show the average percentages in typical meals of three types of nutrients, all of which may be unhealthy if overeaten. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
The pie charts illustrate the average proportion of food that contain sodium, saturated fats and added sugar which may be harmful if consumed too much in the USA. Overall, sodium and Saturated fat are highly taken in dinner, whereas the highest percentage of added sugar is eaten in snacks.
To begin with, sodium is eaten in small amounts in breakfast at just over ten compared to saturated fat and added sugar, with a similar amount at 16%. Moving on, there was almost one-third of sodium in Americans’ lunch while 26% of saturated fat and 19% of added sugar were added to their diet for lunch.
Furthermore, most people consumed 43% of sodium in their dinner, which was the highest compared to the other two. Next, 37% of saturated fat was consumed by people in their dinner while they added only 23% of sugar to their food. Also, 14% of sodium was noticed to be consumed in people’s snacks in the USA compared to the amount of saturated fat and added sugar eaten at 21% and 42%, respectively.