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Table 4 Daily energy and nutrient intake of the study population (mean ± SD) by IBS subtype

From: Dietary intakes in people with irritable bowel syndrome

Total daily intakes Type A
(n = 42)
Type C
(n = 23)
Type D
(n = 39)
Energy intake (MJ) 9.228 ±3.264 10.204 ± 3.826 10.036 ± 2.560
Carbohydrate (g) 283 ± 94.6 316 ± 129.5 303 ± 88
Protein (g) 79.0 ± 28.36 91.4 ± 31.44 91.8 ± 32.28
Fat (g) 76.1 ± 36.23 82.6 ± 42.52 80.8 ± 23.12
% energy from carbohydrates 51.8 ± 7.57 52.1 ± 6.91 50.7 ±6.94
% energy from protein 14.5 ± 2.29 15.2 ± 2.52 15.3 ± 3.05
% energy from fat 30.1 ± 6.42 28.9 ± 5.69 29.8 ± 3.93
% energy from alcohol 5.5 ± 7.07 5.4 ± 6.80 5.5 ± 6.95
Non-starch polysaccharides (g) 22.3 ± 8.05 25.1 ± 9.52 23.7 ± 10.66
Calcium (mg) 961 ± 382 1078 ± 407.8 1030 ± 368.0
Vitamin C (mg) 154 ± 67.0 159 ± 57.9 161 ± 74.2
Folate (μg) 339 ± 111.9 381 ± 127.8 355 ± 99.5
Riboflavin (mg) 1.9 ± 0.65 2.1 ± 0.88 2.1 ± 0.72
  1. Significance was assessed using one way analysis of variance. There was no significant difference in dietary intake between the 3 IBS subtypes.