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Table 5 Difference in calories consumed in India and proposed by EAT-Lancet reference diet for Legumes and Tree Nuts

From: A comparison of the Indian diet with the EAT-Lancet reference diet

Total caloric intake (kcal)LegumesTree nuts
Urban India− 331 (−331, − 330)−128 (−128, −127)
Rural India− 342 (− 343, − 341)−135 (−135, −134)
Highest MPCE -Urban− 304 (− 309, −299)−102 (−106, −98)
Highest MPCE -Rural− 283 (−294, − 273)−97 (− 101, −93)
Lowest MPCE- Urban− 365 (− 367, − 363)− 145 (− 146, − 145)
Lowest MPCE -Rural− 371 (− 373, − 368)−148 (−148, −147)
North India−341 (− 342, − 340)−147 (− 147, −146)
South India− 325 (− 327, − 324)− 98 (−99, − 97)
East India−358 (− 360, −356)− 146 (− 146, − 146)
West India− 320 (−323, −318)− 127 (− 128, − 126)
North East India− 362 (− 364, − 359)− 147 (− 147, − 146)
Central India−335 (− 337, − 333)− 139 (− 140, − 138)
  1. Values in kcal. 95% confidence interval in parenthesis. NSS-CES sampling weights were applied in calculations
  2. Legumes consists of all pulses and groundnuts,
  3. Tree nuts consists of coconut, coconut-green, coconut-dried, cashew nuts, walnuts and other nuts
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