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Table 5 Consumption of various foods required to achieve the PTWI values adults and children

From: Aluminium content of selected foods and food products

  Adults Children
  Weekly consumption (g) Weekly consumption (g)
Product Minimum a Maximum b Median value c Minimum a Maximum b Median value c
Bread 70,000 5,000 35,000 30,100 2,150 15,050
Fine bakery wares in aluminium trays 70,000 130 23,333 30,100 56 10,033
Salt pretzels and similar savoury biscuits 35,000 321 17,500 15,050 138 7,525
Pastas 70,000 921 17,500 30,100 396 7,525
Cocoa powder 875 224 438 376 96 188
Chocolate 11,667 467 1,795 5,017 201 772
Confectionery 70,000 380 8,750 30,100 164 3,763
Ready-cooked meals in aluminium trays 70,000 5,385 70,000 30,100 2,315 30,100
  1. Consumption of various foods required to achieve the PTWI values of 70 mg/week (adults) and of 30 mg/week (children) on the basis of the median, the lowest and the maximum aluminium concentration. aWould have to be consumed weekly on the basis of the lowest aluminium concentration, see Table 3. bWould have to be consumed weekly on the basis of the highest aluminium concentration, see Table 3. cWould have to be consumed weekly on the basis of the median value, see Table 3.