The given pie charts illustrate the average proportions in common meals of three kinds of nutrients namely sodium, saturated fat
and added sugar, all of which may be unhealthy if overeaten.
It is crystal clear that saturated fat and added sugar consumed in breakfast have similar proportion of 16, two percentages higher than that of Sodium. While Americans consume 29% sodium and 26% saturated fat in each lunch, the amount of added sugar is just 19%
Besides, dinner contains the most sodium (43%), 20% higher than the proportions of added sugar. 37% saturated fat is consumed in dinner. Added sugar accounts for 42% in snacks whereas the percentages of sodium and saturated fat are 14% and 21% respectively.