Appendix 3: Intake figures from several sources for various relevant food categories.

Bolded figures indicate intake figures that were used in the exposure calculations.
Intake Figures for Alcoholic Beverages amount in grams category name
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, ADULT, 20-39 yrs 345 alcoholic beverages (daily consumption was assumed)
Nova Scotia, mean eaters only, ADULT 662 coolers
Québec, mean eaters only, ADULT 340 coolers
Intake Figures for Soft Drinks amount in grams category name
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, ADULT, 20-39 yrs 348 soft drinks
Nova Scotia, mean eaters only, ADULT 500 soft drinks, regular (daily consumption was assumed)
Québec, mean eaters only, ADULT 438 soft drinks, regular
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, 12-19 yrs 442 soft drinks (daily consumption was assumed)
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, 5-11 yrs 303 soft drinks (daily consumption was assumed)
Stats Can Per-capita food consumption, 1999 320 soft drinks (117 L per year, assume density of 1 g/mL)
Stats Can Per-capita food consumption, 2004 301 soft drinks (110 L per year, assume density of 1 g/mL)
Intake Figures for Juices amount in grams category name
Stats Can Per-capita food consumption, 2004 3.4 grapefruit juice (1.26 kg per year)
Stats Can Per-capita food consumption, 2004 39 orange juice (14.4 kg per year)
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, ADULT, 20-39 yrs 214 apple juice
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, ADULT, 20-39 yrs 185 orange juice
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, 12-19 yrs 191 apple juice
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, 12-19 yrs 218 orange juice
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, 5-11 yrs 264 apple juice
Nutrition Canada (1972), mean eaters only, 5-11 yrs 188 orange juice
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