Table 3

Dietary intake

Week without Supplement

Week with Supplement

Week with Supplement*


Fat (%)

33,3 ± 1,19

33,5 ± 1,14

33,5 ± 1,14

Carbohydrate (%)

46,8 ± 1,69

46,0 ± 1,79

46,0 ± 1,79

Protein (%)

15,7 ± 0,49

16,2 ± 0,65

16,2 ± 0,65

Water (l)

2,27 ± 0,62

2,23 ± 0,58

2,23 ± 0,58

Sodium (g)

2,83 ± 1,03

2,82 ± 0,85

2,62 ± 0,85

Potassium (g)

2,97 ± 0,75

3,59 ± 0,67

2,99 ± 0,67

Calcium (g)

0,91 ± 0,26

1,48 ± 0,27

0,98 ± 0,27

Magnesium (g)

0,35 ± 0,08

0,58 ± 0,10

0,38 ± 0,10

Phosphorus (g)

1,39 ± 0,38

1,45 ± 0,04

1,45 ± 0,04

Zinc (mg)

12,8 ± 0,51

17,9 ± 0,46

12,9 ± 0,46

Copper (mg)

2,55 ± 0,18

3,51 ± 0,19

2,51 ± 0,19


Dietary intake calculated from daily nutritional protocols during the first week without intake of the mineral supplement and during the second week when the mineral supplement was ingested. Significant differences were not found. (* = The last coloumn shows dietary intake in the week with supplement minus minerals and trace elements provided by the supplement itself)

König et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:23   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-23

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