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While the USDA Economic Research Service’s report on diet quality among working age adults between 2005 and 2010 shows consumers are getting fewer calories from fat and saturated fat, consuming less cholesterol and eating more fiber, it provides no detail about dietary patterns related to specific food groups – be it fruits and vegetables, protein, dairy or grains.

The report, Changes in Eating Patterns and Diet Quality Among Working-Age Adults, 2005-2010, used data from three rounds of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey – before, during and after the recession. It compared caloric intake, calories from food away from home (FAFH) and fast food, total number of meals and snacks consumed in a day, total number of meals and snacks from FAFH were compared. The four measures of diet quality used in the study were percent of calories front fat and from saturated fat, total cholesterol intake and total fiber intake.

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