Table 1

Nutritional composition of the Años Dorados and Bebida Láctea food supplements used in the Programme for Complementary Food in Older People, Chile, 2007

Años Dorados

Bebida Láctea

per 100 g

per 50 g serving

per 100 g

per 25 g serving


Energy (kcal)

400

200

406

101.5

Protein (g)

13.0

6.5

18.0

4.5

Total fat (g)

11.0

5.5

10.0

2.5

Carbohydrates (g)

62.3

31.1

61.0

15.3

Total fibre (g)

6.0

3.0

1.0

0.25

Vitamins/minerals

Vitamin A (μg RE)

240.0

120.0

800.0

200.0

Vitamin C (mg)

30.0

15.0

180.0

45.0

Vitamin D (μg)

8.0

4.0

16.0

4.0

Vitamin E (mg TE)

16.0

8.0

32.0

8.0

Vitamin B1 (mg)

0.4

0.2

0.8

0.2

Vitamin B2 (mg)

0.4

0.2

1.6

0.4

Niacin (mg NE)

4.5

2.3

10.0

2.5

Vitamin B6 (mg)

1.0

0.5

1.6

0.4

Folate (μg)

100.0

50.0

400.0

100.0

Vitamin B12 (μg)

1.4

0.7

2.8

0.7

Sodium (mg)

280.0

140.0

540.0

135.0

Calcium (mg)

400.0

200.0

1000.0

250.0

Iron (mg)

4.2

2.1

5.6

1.4

Phosphorus (mg)

400.0

200.0

800.0

200.0

Magnesium (mg)

150.0

75.0

300.0

75.0

Zinc (mg)

3.0

1.5

12.0

3.0


Abbreviations: RE – retinol equivalents; TE – alpha-tocopherol equivalents; NE – niacin equivalents

Dangour et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:14   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-14

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