Table 3: Mean daily intake of nutrients and food in two groups.

Variables/dayRE group ( )Control group ( )P

Total energy (kcal) <0.001
Macronutrients
 Protein (g) 0.019
 Fat (g) <0.001
 Carbohydrate (g) 0.003
 Total SFA (g) 0.035
 Cholesterol (mg) 0.375
 Calories from protein (%) <0.001
 Calories from fat (%) 0.103
 Calories from carbohydrate (%) 0.705
 Dietary fiber (g) 0.024
Micronutrients
 Zinc (mg) 0.281
 Ferrum (mg) 0.467
 Calcium (mg) <0.001
 Selenium (μg) 0.010
-carotene (μg) 0.004
 Vitamin E (mg) 0.076
 Vitamin C (mg) <0.001
Food
 Grains and potatoes (g) 0.202
 Fruits (g) 0.924
 Vegetables (g) <0.001
 Meat (g) 0.212
 Fish and shrimps (g) 0.805
 Eggs (g) 0.815
 Milk and dairy products (g) 0.031
 Beans and nuts (g) 0.011
 Alcohol (g) 0.122
 Oils (g) 0.263
 Salt (g) 0.863

Abbreviations: RE: reflux esophagitis; SFA: saturated fatty acid.