Table 3

Nutrients intake of the subjects

Variables

Depression patients (n=65)

Control group (n=65)


Energy (kcal/day)

1524.5±46.5

1488.4±42.2

Carbohydrate (g/day)

200.2±6.7

203.7±6.2

Total fat (g/day)

52.6±2.0

50.7±2.0

Total protein (g/day)

59.2±2.2

58.6±1.9

Vitamin A (㎍ RE/day)

539.5±27.6*

641.3±27.0

β-carotene (mg/day)

2076.6±151.5**

2656.0±131.1

Vitamin B1 (mg/day)

1.0±0.0

1.0±0.0

Vitamin B2 (mg/day)

0.9±0.0

0.9±0.0

Vitamin B6 (mg/day)

1.4±0.1

1.5±0.1

Niacin (mg NE/day)

13.4±0.6

12.9±0.4

Vitamin C (mg/day)

52.4±3.2*

66.2±4.9

Vitamin E (mg/day)

11.2±0.5

11.9±0.5

Phosphorous (mg/day)

793.8±26.1

776.1±22.5

Calcium (mg/day)

409.6±17.5

372.1±16.2

Iron (mg/day)

9.6±0.4

9.9±0.4

Zinc (mg/day)

6.7±0.2

6.9±0.2

Folic acid (㎍/day)

151.8±6.5*

172.1±7.7

Fiber (g/day)

12.1±0.4*

13.5±0.5

Ash (g/day)

12.5±0.4

13.4±0.5

Potassium (mg/day)

1794.4±62.1

1788.8±63.2

Sodium (mg/day)

2874.2±115.4

3017.4±123.0

Cholesterol (mg/day)

268.8±14.2

295.7±15.1


Values are mean ± SE; *: p<0.05, **: p<0.01, ***: p<0.001 (by Student’s t-test)

Park et al. Journal of Biomedical Science 2010 17(Suppl 1):S40   doi:10.1186/1423-0127-17-S1-S40

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