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Table 5 Nutrient composition per serving (100 g) of some commonly eaten foods in UAE and Kuwait

From: Development of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for use in United Arab Emirates and Kuwait based on local foods

         Vitamins (mg)    
Food Total calories (Kcal) CHO (g) Fat (g) Protein (g) Fiber (g) A (RE,μ) (α) Folate (μ) B1 B6 B12 C E Ca (mg) Phosphorus (mg) Iron (mg)
Mixed dish                
Kofta 173 3.1 11.1 15.0 0.6 63.1 14.1 0.09 0.26 1.7 12.6 0.1 23.7 128 1.6
Qouzi 206 15.0 11.2 10.5 0.6 5.1 36.7 0.1 0.1 0.9 2.3 0.3 18.0 90.3 1.4
Marga Laham 95 7.1 4.0 7.5 0.8 19.0 4.6 0.07 0.2 0.7 7.0 0.04 7.1 65.4 0.8
Jereesh 226 29.7 7.0 12.9 5.2 13.9 22.7 0.2 0.2 0.7 3.5 0.4 21.1 252 2.1
Sweets                
Balalett 210 35 4.7 6.6 0.1 Trace 10 0.01 0.06 Trace Trace 0.5 28.5 105 1.5
Elba 264 30.6 12.6 11.3 Trace 206 25 0.1 0.1 1.3 1.1 0.6 522 356 2.1