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Table 3 Comparison of macronutrients and micronutrients intakes in the studied children during baseline period and after diet modification

From: Diet modification impact on ADHD outcome

  Energy (calories) Carbohydrate (g) Protein (g)
During baseline After diet program During baseline After diet program During baseline After diet program
Mean ± SD 1726.33 ± 309.3 1649.47 ± 218.76 206.9 ± 53.3 174.6 ± 24.3 60 ± 21.3 39.2 ± 7.8
Min.–max. 1200–2965 1032–2060 126.6–408 138–230 14–114 26–56
t test 1.79 4.1 6.412
p value .08(NS) .000(HS) .000 (HS)
  Fat (g) Vitamin A (μg) Vitamin C (mg)
During baseline After diet program During baseline After diet program During baseline After diet program
Mean ± SD 73 ± 21.6 84.9 ± 12.5 721.1 ± 521.43 551.8 ± 191.78 56.34 ± 40.43 42.61 ± 16.2
Min.–max. 36.5–124 65–120 170–3017 274–990 5.7–211 25–78
t test − 2.839 3.043 2.772
p value .007(HS) .004(HS) .008(HS)