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Table 2 Daily macronutrients intake (g/day) and energy (%) by sex (mean ± s.d.)

From: Mediterranean Diet Effect: an Italian picture

  Men Women P values
Energy (Kcal/day) 2701 ± 469 1971 ± 457 0.000
Proteins (g/day) 105 ± 23 75 ± 20 0.000
(% en) 16 ± 3 15 ± 2 0.02
Lipids (g/day) 112 ± 22 85 ± 23 0.000
(% en) 38 ± 5 39 ± 5 n.s
PUFA (g/day) 8 ± 3 6 ± 2 0.000
(% en) 3 ± 1 3 ± 1 n.s
MUFA (g/day) 42 ± 13 31 ± 11 0.000
(% en) 14 ± 4 14 ± 4 n.s
SFA (g/day) 21 ± 6 17 ± 5 0.000
(% en) 7 ± 2 7 ± 2 n.s
PUFA/SFA 0.42 ± 0.14 0.42 ± 0.12 n.s
MUFA/SFA 2.1 ± 0.6 2.1 ± 0.5 n.s
Carbohydrates (g/day) 316 ± 79 234 ± 65 0.000
(% en) 44 ± 6 44 ± 6 n.s
Fiber (g/day) 17 ± 7 14 ± 6 0.009
Alcohol (g/day) 12 ± 13 4 ± 7 0.000
(% en) 3 ± 3 1 ± 3 0.000
  1. Statistic: Student's t-test