Improve Writing # The average percentages in typical meals of three types of nutrients
IELTS Writing # Task
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.
Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.
The charts compare the mean proportion of harmful nutrients, which consists of sodium, saturated fat and added sugar, consumed in four regular meals in the USA.
The breakfast consumed by the people of USA is much healthier as it provides the minimum percentage of three variety of nutrients, with just 14% of sodium and 16% each of saturated fat and added sugar. It is followed by lunch, which is the second healthiest meal in the diet of an American individual. There is 29% of sodium intake, 26% of saturated fat and 19% of added sugar intake.
The quantities of sodium and saturated fat consumed are highest during dinner time (43% and 37% respectively). Whereas, the percentage of added sugar intake in an American’s diet is comparatively large, which is 42%.
Overall, snacks and dinner are unhealthy meals. Lunch is less healthy than breakfast, but it is still healthier than snacks and dinner.