The charts below show the average percentages in typical meals of three types of nutrients, all of which may be unhealthy if eaten too much. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
The charts provided illustrate the average proportion in typical American meals of three types of nutrients, including
sodium, saturated fat and added sugar, which may be harmful to health if consumed excessively.
Overall, the charts clearly show that
dinnerand snacks contain more saturated fat and added sugar than
breakfastand lunch, which makes the former meals unhealthier than the latter ones. To be specific, the first chart which presents the average
dinnercontains the highest
sodium(43%), followed by lunch with 29%. Both
breakfastand snacks contribute to a relatively small
percentageof 14%, which is the lowest portion of
thistype of nutrient. The second chart presents the average
percentageof saturated fat, which shares a similar figure with
Dinnercontains the maximum
breakfastcarries the minimum account of saturated fat. As for the third chart, snacks have the highest
percentageof added sugar with a figure of 42%,
dinner, lunch and
breakfastshow figures of 23%, 19 and 16% respectively.
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