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Table 2 Median nutrient intake (percentage of total intake) derived from different dietary food groups

From: Nutrient intakes of rural Tibetan mothers: a cross-sectional survey

  Energy (kJ/d) Protein (g/d) Fat (g/d) Carbohydrate (g/d) Vitamin A (μg/d)* Vitamin B1 (mg/d) Vitamin B2 (mg/d) Vitamin C (mg/d) Vitamin E (mg/d) Calcium (mg/d) Iron (mg/d) Zinc (mg/d)
Staple
   Wheat products 1587.3 (18.1) 10.7 (18.6) 3.4 (6.0) 78.6 (22.0) 4.4 (1.8) 0.02 (2.3) 0.04 (6.3) / 0.8 (6.8) 32.1 (6.2) 2.5 (7.1) 1.01 (5.8)
   Rice products 1336.6 (15.2) 7.3 (12.7) 0.9 (1.7) 71.0 (19.9) / 0.05 (5.7) 0.08 (12.5) / 0.3 (2.1) 19.8 (3.8) 3.4 (9.7) 2.32 (13.4)
   Tibetan naked barley 2418.3 (27.6) 12.9 (22.4) 9.9 (17.4) 117.7 (33.0) / 0.51 (58.0) 0.21 (32.8) / 2.2 (18.2) 185.3 (35.9) 16.6 (47.8) 8.38 (48.4)
Meat, poultry, and fish
   Meat 332.4 (3.8) 6.6 (11.5) 5.5 (9.7) 0.9 (0.3) 4.4 (1.8) 0.04 (4.6) 0.04 (6.3) < 0.01 0.2 (1.7) 6.6 (1.3) 1.0 (2.8) 1.32 (7.6)
   Poultry and fish 14.7 (0.2) 0.4 (0.7) 0.2 (0.3) 0.02 (0.01) 0.9 (0.4) < 0.01 < 0.01 / 0.01 (0.1) 0.2 (0.04) 0.03 (0.1) 0.02 (0.1)
Eggs, milk, and dried legumes
   Eggs and milk 84.1 (1.0) 1.2 (2.2) 1.0 (1.8) 1.4 (0.4) 17.3 (7.1) 0.01 (1.1) 0.03 (4.7) 0.2 (0.3) 0.1 (1.0) 24.2 (4.7) 0.2 (0.5) 0.14 (0.8)
   Dried legumes 17.2 (0.2) 0.3 (0.5) 0.3 (0.5) 0.2 (0.1) < 0.01 < 0.01 / / 0.2 (1.5) 8.6 (1.7) 0.1 (0.3) 0.05 (0.3)
Vegetables, tubers, and starches 263.3 (3.0) 2.5 (4.4) 0.3 (0.5) 14.0 (3.9) 55.4 (22.8) 0.07 (8.0) 0.07 (10.9) 40.4 (59.5) 0.9 (7.3) 35.0 (6.8) 1.5 (4.3) 0.52 (3.0)
Fruits and nuts 396.8 (4.5) 2.4 (4.1) 4.6 (8.1) 8.9 (2.5) 28.5 (11.7) 0.07 (8.0) 0.05 (7.8) 6.1 (8.9) 3.0 (24.9) 14.1 (2.7) / /
Drinks and snacks
   Drinks 593.2 (6.8) 3.4 (5.9) 11.5 (20.3) 6.0 (1.7) 64.8 (26.7) 0.04 (4.6) 0.03 (4.7) 2.3 (3.4) 0.3 (2.4) 100.5 (19.5) 1.6 (4.5) 0.68 (3.9)
   Snacks 650.9 (7.4) 1.9 (3.3) 3.3 (5.7) 25.9 (7.3) / 0.04 (4.6) 0.03 (4.7) 3.6 (5.3) 0.3 (2.9) 11.7 (2.3) 1.5 (4.4) 0.26 (1.5)
  1. * Retinol equivalent
  2. † Value was below the limit of detection or trace amount