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Table 4 Mean ± SD of the daily nutrients intake and the RDAs percent for women on group II

From: The effects of life style modification versus food supplementation on menopausal symptoms

Group II Before diet modification After diet modification RDAs
Nutrient Intake Mean ± SD
%RDAs
Mean ± SD
%RDAs
Energy (kcal) 2458.23 ± 34.52**
111.74
1267.22 ± 31.15
57.60
Depend on age, sex, weight and physical activity
Protein (g) 76.46 ± 14.52**
152.64
48.11 ± 12.17
96.22
50
Carbohydrate(g) 238.864 ± 30.72*
83.64
166.86 ± 20.16
55.62
300
Dietary fiber (g) 21.01 ± 10.12
80.56
21.15 ± 4.10
84.60
25
Fat (g) 112.26 ± 14.26**
145.79
45.26 ± 14.12
58.78
77
SFA (g) 50.89 ± 5.14**
18.63
12.20 ± 4.51
8.66
max.7% of total energy intake
MUFA (g) 8.19 ± 3. 51 13.14 ± 2.10*  
PUFA (g) 6.52 ± 5.20 11.69 ± 2.13*  
Cholesterol (mg) 423.12 ± 33.14**
141.04
243.58 ± 23.24
81.19
300
Vit. A (µg) 616.55 ± 38.19
77.07
668.24 ± 26.17
83.53
800
Vit. D (µg) 2.01 ± 1.05
40.20
3.60 ± 1.04*
72.00
5
Sodium (mg) 1639.32 ± 22.34*
109.29
1209.30 ± 23.17
80.62
1500
Potassium (mg) 1944.39 ± 21.36
97.22
2249.82 ± 32.60
112.49
2000
Calcium (mg) 641.45 ± 23.19
53.45
925.94 ± 30.12*
77.16
1200
Iron (mg) 6.16 ± 1.32
41.07
8.76 ± 2.11
58.40
15
Zinc (mg) 6.49 ± 1.11
54.08
6.96 ± 2.19
58.00
12
  1. [RDAs: Recommended Dietary Allowance (Dwyer 2003)]
  2. *Significant at p ≤ 0.05
  3. **High significant at p ≤ 0.01