Table 26.1Estimated Average Intake of Several Dietary and Nutritional Factors in the Peoples Republic of China and the United States

Dietary IntakeChinaUnited States
Plant protein(% of total)8930
Starch(g/d)371120
Fat(% of calories)1439
Vitamin A(retinol equivalents/d)28990
Total carotenoids(retinol equivalents/d)836429
Vitamin C(mg/d)14073
Total fiber(g/d)3311

From: Chapter 26, Nutrition in the Etiology and Prevention of Cancer

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Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine. 5th edition.
Bast RC Jr, Kufe DW, Pollock RE, et al., editors.
Hamilton (ON): BC Decker; 2000.
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