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Table 3 Mean ± SE and the percentage of requirement of nutrients intake among the studied group

From: Dietary supplement for relieving menopausal symptoms in Egyptian perimenopausal women

Nutrients intakeStudied groupRDA
Mean ± SE (% RDS)% Calories
Energy (kcal)2195.58 ± 10.64 (99.79%) 2200
Protein (g)65.84 ± 4.05 (131.68%)12.050
Carbohydrate (g)262.60 ± 9.67 (87.53)47.85300
Dietary fiber (g)23.08 ± 1.83 (92.32) 25
Fat ( g)97.98 ± 0.49 (150.74)40.1765
SFA (g)33.03 ± 0.71 
MUFA (g)27.28 ± 0.55 
PUFA (g)29.42 ± 0.87 
Cholesterol (mg)345.53 ± 5.84 (115.18%)300
VitaminB6 (mg)1.94 ± 0.12 (138.57%)1.4
VitaminB12 (mcg)1.87 ± 0.09 (133.57%)1.4
Riboflavin (mg)1.76 ± 0.03 (146.66%)1.2
Niacin (mg)10.47 ± 0.71 (80.54%)13
Thiamin (mg)1.24 ± 0.06 (124.00%)1.0
Folate(mg)87.53 ± 2.27 (87.53%)100
Vitamin C (mg)37.30 ± 1.05 (82.89%)45
Vitamin A (μg)641.84 ± 8.97 (80.23%)800
Vitamin D (μg)2.85 ± 0.04 (57.00%)5
Sodium (mg)1686 ± 7.90 (112.43%)1500
Potassium (mg)1476.47 ± 5.64 (73.82%)2000
Calcium (mg)621.42 ± 3.61 (62.14%)1000
Iron (mg)7.06 ± 0.61 (47.07%)15
Zinc (mg)7.70 ± 0.49 (64.17%)12
  1. SFA Saturated fatty acid, MUFA Monounsaturated fatty acid, PUFA Polyunsaturated fatty acid