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Table 1 Nutrient composition of the supplement and percentage coverage of daily recommended intake

From: Daily consumption of ready-to-use peanut-based therapeutic food increased fat free mass, improved anemic status but has no impact on the zinc status of people living with HIV/AIDS: a randomized controlled trial

  Total Per %
Intakesa 100 kcal Coverageb
Macronutrients    
 Energy kcal 567.7 - 25.3
 Protein (g) 14.2 2.5 27.9
 Carbohydrate (g) 49.3 8.7 37.9
 Lipids (g) 35.8 6.3 130.1
Vitamins    
 Vitamin A (μg) 910 160.3 132
 Vitamin D (μg) 16 2.8 320
 Vitamin E (mg) 20.0 3.5 133.4
 Vitamin C (mg) 53 9.3 177.7
 Vitamin B1 (mg) 0.6 0.1 53.0
 Vitamin B2 (mg) 1.8 0.3 150
 Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.6 0.1 47.7
 Vitamin B12 (μg) 1.8 0.3 75
 Vitamin K (μg) 21 3.7 35
 Biotin (μg) 65 11.4 216.7
 Folic Acid (μg) 211.8 37.3 53.0
 Pantothenic acid (mg) 3.1 0.5 62
 Niacin (mg) 5.3 0.9 35.3
Minerals    
 Calcium (mg) 320.9 56.5 32.1
 Phosphorus (mg) 403.3 71.0 57.6
 Potassium (mg) 1119.9 197.3 23.8
 Magnesium (mg) 95.2 16.8 39.7
 Zinc (mg) 7c 1.2 194
 Copper (mg) 1.8 0.3 89
 Iron (mg) 0.6d 0.1 6.2
 Iodine (μg) 110 19.4 73.3
 Sodium (mg) 189.4 33.4 12.6
 Selenium (μg) 30 5.3 100
  1. aSupplement =100 g RUTF + 100 g rice porridge
  2. b% nutrient coverage calculated using FAO/OMS (2002, 2004)
  3. cZinc intake calculated based on the bioavailability of zinc in mixed diets (Hotz and Brown, 2004)
  4. d% iron intake based on the bioavailability of iron (5 %) in the supplement (FAO/OMS, 1989)