Table 2

Daily dietary intakes
Men (n = 100) Women (n = 100)
Mean SD Mean SD p
Energy, kcal 2810 854 2140 533 <0.0001
Carbohydrates, % of energy 47.3 6.2 49.8 6.5 0.005
Proteins, % of energy 17.0 2.5 16.7 2.2 0.34
Fat, % of energy 34.3 5.1 32.8 5.5 0.05
Saturated fat, % of energy 11.9 2.6 11.3 2.6 0.15
MUFA, % of energy 14.1 2.5 13.4 2.7 0.06
PUFA, % of energy 5.6 1.3 5.5 1.4 0.51
ALA, g 2.28 1.13 1.69 0.76 <0.0001
EPA, g 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.28
DPA, g 0.04 0.02 0.03 0.02 0.29
DHA, g 0.17 0.14 0.18 0.15 0.70
total n-3, g 2.57 1.14 1.99 0.85 <0.0001

total n-3 : ALA + EPA + DPA + DHA.

Garneau et al.

Garneau et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:46   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-46

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