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Table 1 The Study groups' daily nutritional intake (mean ± SD) at induction and after 4-months basic training (BT)in relation (%) to the Nutritional Standards for Operational and Restricted Rations (NSOR) requirements

From: Dietary intake and stress fractures among elite male combat recruits

  NSF
(N = 62)
SF
(N = 12)
  Induction End BT Induction End BT
Energy (kcal) 2824 ± 1086
(78.4%)
2587 ± 879
(71.9%)
2325 ± 974
(64.6%)
2447 ± 879
(68.0%)
Proteins (g) 128.6 ± 62.8
(141%)
114.0 ± 42.4
(125%)
111.7 ± 43.1
(123%)
131.7 ± 48.3
(145%)
Carbohydrates ( g) 369 ± 165*
(74.7%)
335 ± 178
(67.8%)
272 ± 104
(55.1%)
285 ± 129
(57.7%)
Total Fat ( g) 100.3 ± 40.5
(32.0%)
89.7 ± 31.5
(31.2%)
84.5 ± 14.8
(34.5%)
108.0 ± 35.0
(34.4%)
Iron (mg) 18.0 ± 7.7#
(120%)
15.2 ± 5.5
(101%)
16.1 ± 5.1
(107%)
14.6 ± 4.8
(97.3%)
Folate (μg DFE) 448 ± 198#
(112%)
364 ± 132
(91.0%)
362 ± 108
(90.5%)
332 ± 126
(83.0%)
Vitamin D (IU) 157.4 ± 93.3*#
(78.7%)
119.2 ± 53.1
(59.6%)
117.9 ± 34.3
(59.0%)
121.6 ± 46.1
(60.8%)
Vitamin B 6 (mg) 3.0 ± 1.3#
(231%)
2.3 ± 0.8
(177%)
2.8 ± 1.1
(215%)
2.3 ± 0.9
(177%)
Vitamin B 12 (μg) 7.1 ± 4.0#
(296%)
4.8 ± 2.3
(200%)
5.9 ± 3.2
(246%)
6.2 ± 3.0
(258%)
Calcium (mg) 964 ± 373*#
(96.4%)
679 ± 236
(67.9%)
589 ± 92
(58.9%)
609 ± 171
(60.9%)
Zinc (mg) 15.8 ± 6.6#
(105%)
12.5 ± 4.3
(83.3%)
14.7 ± 4.6
(98.0%)
12.4 ± 2.6
(82.9%)
Magnesium (mg) 394 ± 155#
(93.8%)
338 ± 118
(80.5%)
320 ± 129
(76.2%)
318 ± 108
(75.7%)
  1. * p < 0.05 NSF vs. SF at the same phase
  2. # p < 0.05 for the same group at different phases