Table 4

Comparison of nutrient estimates of 100 g beef stew analyzed by Pure-USDA and Zimbabwe-USDA nutrient databases using mean intake and intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC)

Country

Energy/kcal

Protein/g

Fat/g

CHO/g

Ca/mg

P/mg

Fe/mg

K/mg

Na/mg

VitA/Req

VitC/mg

Folate/mg


Argentina

PURE-USDA

48.5

2.3

2.4

4.5

6.8

34.1

0.28

146.7

149.6

20.4

6.9

5.7

Zimbabwe-USDA

46.8

2.95

1.6

5.1

5.9

29.4

0.49

142.1

150.8

18.9

5.4

2.05

ICC

0.99

0.98

0.96

0.99

0.99

0.99

0.93

0.99

1

0.99

0.98

0.78

Brazil

PURE-USDA

163.2

3.9

11.8

10.3

19.5

51.2

0.7

166.4

238.9

0.016

0.7

18.04

Zimbabwe-USDA

161.6

0.75

11.7

10.4

11.7

54.7

0.6

142.7

142.7

0.016

0.9

24.93

ICC

1

0.54

1

1

0.93

0.99

0.99

0.99

0.93

1

0.98

0.97

UAE

USDA

31.7

2.24

2.03

1.06

2.4

14.3

0.26

39.8

41.9

0.42

1.2

1.4

Zimbabwe-USDA

20.1

2.21

0.76

1.02

2.1

15.0

0.28

41.5

38.0

0.53

0.95

1.2

ICC

0.95

1

0.79

0.99

0.99

0.99

0.99

0.99

0.99

0.98

0.99

0.99


(Argentina N = 57, Brazil N = 100, UAE N = 99)

Merchant and Dehghan Nutrition Journal 2006 5:2   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-2

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