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Table 1 Energy and nutrient content of normal diet (ND) and low-protein vegetarian diet (LPVD)

From: Low-protein vegetarian diet does not have a short-term effect on blood acid–base status but raises oxygen consumption during submaximal cycling

  ND LPVD
PRAL (mEq/d) 3.2 ± 19 −117 ± 20***
Energy (kcal/d) 2792 ± 554 2400 ± 338*
Protein (g/d) 122 ± 29 61 ± 8.9***
(g/kg/d) 1.59 ± 0.28 0.80 ± 0.11***
(%) 17.6 ± 3.0 10.1 ± 0.26***
CHO (g/d) 348 ± 80 349 ± 51
(g/kg/d) 4.58 ± 0.93 4.63 ± 0.61
(%) 49.8 ± 5.4 58.7 ± 2.4**
Fat (g/d) 87 ± 20 66 ± 11**
(g/kg/d) 1.14 ± 0.20 0.88 ± 0.13**
  (%) 28.1 ± 3.1 24.7 ± 2.3*
  1. *= p<0.05; **= p<0.01; ***= p<0.001.
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