Consumption

What is red meat consumption in the Australian diet?

Key Findings

  • Red meat is popular in the Australian main meal repertoire and Australians like to enjoy a variety of meals1.
  • Portion size varies according to the type of meal consumed 1.
  • Australian red meat consumption remains, on average, in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines (65g per day) 2,3 
 

Methodology

Secondary analyses from the ABS 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (n=2813 children and 9341 adults). Including: 
  • An exploratory analysis of meal composition, 
  • A description of consumption patterns of meat, fish and poultry2
  • And changes in their consumption compared to 19953

 

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