Israelis consume too many carbohydrates, not enough calcium

10.10.2011                      12.Tischrei. 5772

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Israelis consume too many carbohydrates, not enough calcium

Israel Central Bureau of Statistics data compares Israeli food consumption habits with U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommendations.

Israelis consume an excessive amount of vitamins, carbohydrates and protein, while they don't get enough calcium, according to data released Sunday by the Central Bureau of Statistics, which compares Israeli habits to the recommendations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Israelis consume an average of 470 grams of carbohydrates a day, the CBS data shows, which is 1.6 times the FDA's recommended daily intake of 300 grams. They also eat twice as much protein daily than necessary, an average of 111 grams, compared to the recommended 50 grams….