Table 2

Daily macronutrients intake (g/day) and energy (%) by sex (mean ± s.d.)

Men

Women

P values


Energy (Kcal/day)

2701 ± 469

1971 ± 457

0.000

Proteins (g/day)

105 ± 23

75 ± 20

0.000

(% en)

16 ± 3

15 ± 2

0.02

Lipids (g/day)

112 ± 22

85 ± 23

0.000

(% en)

38 ± 5

39 ± 5

n.s

PUFA (g/day)

8 ± 3

6 ± 2

0.000

(% en)

3 ± 1

3 ± 1

n.s

MUFA (g/day)

42 ± 13

31 ± 11

0.000

(% en)

14 ± 4

14 ± 4

n.s

SFA (g/day)

21 ± 6

17 ± 5

0.000

(% en)

7 ± 2

7 ± 2

n.s

PUFA/SFA

0.42 ± 0.14

0.42 ± 0.12

n.s

MUFA/SFA

2.1 ± 0.6

2.1 ± 0.5

n.s

Carbohydrates (g/day)

316 ± 79

234 ± 65

0.000

(% en)

44 ± 6

44 ± 6

n.s

Fiber (g/day)

17 ± 7

14 ± 6

0.009

Alcohol (g/day)

12 ± 13

4 ± 7

0.000

(% en)

3 ± 3

1 ± 3

0.000


Statistic: Student's t-test

Azzini et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:125   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-125

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