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Table 2 Mean daily nutrient and dietary intakes of rugby players and controls

From: Nutrient intake, serum lipids and iron status of colligiate rugby players

  Forward   Backs   Controls
  (n=18)   (n=16)   (n=26)
Energy (kcal) 3579 ± 848 2963 ± 111 2004 ± 427
Protein (g) 92.7 ± 22.3   79.9 ± 31.5   64.8 ± 15.7
Fat (g) 91.5 ± 25.0 77.2 ± 30.8   68.5 ± 19.7
Carbohydrate (g) 567.0 ± 160.1 457.4 ± 192.2 267.1 ± 62.5
Cholesterol (g) 403 ± 180   344 ± 249   339 ± 139
Saturated fat (g) 28.7 ± 9.1 25.2 ± 11.5   21.0 ± 6.3
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 17.3 ± 4.5 14.2 ± 5.1   13.6 ± 4.1
P/S ratio 0.63 ± 0.16   0.60 ± 0.13   0.67 ± 0.14
Potassium (mg) 2783 ± 850 2563 ± 906   1989 ± 474
Calcium (mg) 668 ± 268 554 ± 272   472 ± 147
Magnesium (mg) 311 ± 81 283 ± 91 209 ± 48
Phosphorus (mg) 1369 ± 357 1165 ± 446   937 ± 211
Iron (mg) 8.7 ± 2.9 7.2 ± 2.8   6.3 ± 1.7
V.A (?gRE) 526 ± 247   428 ± 239   411 ± 128
V.B1 mg/1000kcal 0.37 ± 0.12 0.31 ± 0.11   0.25 ± 0.06
V.B2 mg/1000kcal 0.40 ± 0.14 0.35 ± 0.16   0.29 ± 0.07
V.C (mg) 71 ± 42   56 ± 23   54 ± 19
Green vegetables (g) 37.2 ± 29.5   32.1 ± 38.0   59.2 ± 54.3
Other vegetables (g) 126.2 ± 51.4   95.5 ± 61.1   104.4 ± 59.2
Milk & dairy products (g) 233.9 ± 178.2   173.4 ± 173.5   145.0 ± 129.2
Fruits (g) 27.4 ± 50.5   25.6 ± 49.9   21.1 ± 26.6
Alchol (g) 1.95 ± 3.62   3.83 ± 3.99   1.43 ± 3.38
  1. Values are the mean ± SD.
  2. Abbreviations; P/S, polyunsaturated fat/saturated fat ratio; V, vitamin.
  3. †p < 0.05 vs Controls.