Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Dietary Intake across Reproductive Life Stages of Women in India: A Cross-Sectional Survey from 4 Districts of India

Table 3

Expected versus observed increment in energy and nutrients intakes among pregnant women and lactating mothers.

NutrientsExpected increment (IP − IY)/IY ∗ 100Observed increment (pregnant women)Expected increment (IL − IY)/IY ∗ 100Observed increment (lactating mothers)

Energy (kcal)18.4−127.32.1
Protein (g)421.8294
Fat (g)502.1507
Calcium (mg)10013.41003.7
Iron (mg)67106.3
Vitamin C (mg)5020.41005.6
Zinc (mg)20−0.5103.7
Folic acid (mcg)150−3.350−0.5

IP, intake among pregnant women; IY, intake among adult females; IL, intake among lactating mothers; g, gram; mg, milligram; mcg, microgram; kcal, kilocalories.

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