|Sweets||Fast Food||Soft drinks or pop||Juice||Water||Bread, pasta, rice, and other grains||Fruit||Vegetables||Protiein||Milk and milk products|
|Several times a day||7.8||4.4||9.5||57.9||70.5||51.4||48.9||34.7||37.5||60|
|Once a day||13.3||5.7||12.8||21.5||17.6||31.8||27.3||32.8||41.4||25.2|
|Less than once a day||78.8||90||77.7||20.6||11.9||16.8||23.7||32.5||21.1||14.8|
Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the First Nations Regional Longitudinal Health Survey (RHS) 2008/10, National report on adults, youth and children living in First Nations Communities.
The majority of First Nations children have sweets, fast food and pop less than once a day. The majority also eat grains, fruits & vegetables, proteins and milk products daily to several times a day.
In 2008/2010, 35% of First Nations children aged 6 to 11 years ate vegetables several times a day, 33% ate them once a day and 33% ate them less than once a day.
49% ate fruit several times a day, 27% ate fruit at least once a day and 24% ate fruit less than once a day.
51% had bread, pasta, rice or other grains several times a day and 32% had grains once a day.
22% had pop at least once a day and 21% had sweets at least once a day.
60% had milk or milk products several times a day, another 25% had milk once a day, and 15% had milk less than once a day.