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Table 1 Composition of RUSF and Pushti Packet per 50 g (per serving)

From: Development and acceptability testing of ready-to-use supplementary food made from locally available food ingredients in Bangladesh

  Rice-Lentil based RUSF Chickpea based RUSF Pushti packet
Energy (Kcal) 264 267 188
Moisture (g) 1.0 1.2 ND
Protein (g) 5.1 6 4.9
Total fat (g) 14.8 15.9 4.2
Carbohydrate (g) 27.6 24.9 32.6
Dietary fibre (g) 1.1 0.6 ND
Ash (g) 1.95 2.5 ND
Vitamin A (μg) 427.5 294 0.39
Β carotene (μg) 8.5 26.5 ND
Vitamin C (mg) 16 20.5 0.65
Vitamin E (mg) 10.41 14.0 ND
Vitamin B1 (mg) 0.475 0.78 0.07
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.515 0.63 0.04
Calcium (mg) 286.0 413.3 0
Phosphorus (mg) 240 318 ND
Sodium (mg) 20.5 37 ND
Potassium (mg) 317 424.5 ND
Magnesium (mg) 51.425 71.5 ND
Iron (mg) 5.905 7.0 1.92
Copper (mg) 0.34 0.4 ND
Zinc (mg) 4.15 4.9 0.80
Chloride (mg) 38.5 68.5 ND
Aflatoxin Not detected Not detected ND
Water activity (24.6˚C) 0.32 0.32 ND
pH 6.3 4.1 ND
Peroxide value 0.2 0 ND
  1. ND: Not determined.