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Table 3 Nutrients content of 100 g beef stew analyzed against three food composition tables: Local, country specific PURE-USDA, and Zimbabwe-USDA food composition tables

From: Food composition database development for between country comparisons

Country Energy/kcal Protein/g Fat/g CHO/g Ca/mg P/mg Fe/mg K/mg Na/mg VitA/Req VitC/mg Folate/ mg
Argentina
Local 131 10 2.3 12.6 26.6 50.6 0.8 346 366 NA 16.1 NA
PURE-USDA 118 5.6 5.9 11 16.5 83 0.7 357 364 49.6 16.9 13.8
Zimbabwe-USDA 114 7.2 4.0 12.5 14.4 71.6 1.2 346 367 46 13.1 5.0
Brazil
Local 371 7.2 29 20.4 27.7 67.4 1.9 18.4* 305.3 9.7 1.5 1.2
PURE-USDA 303 7.7 22 19.2 36.2 95.1 1.3 309 443.6 0.03 1.3 33.5
Zimbabwe-USDA 300 1.4 21.8 19.3 21.8 101.5 1.2 264.9 443.4 0.03 0.7 46.3
Zimbabwe
Local 225 12.7 18.4 2 12.6 78.2 1.8 187 1007 37.7 4.9 9.5
PURE-USDA 161.3 18.3 8.4 2. 11.2 109 2.1 201.6 1007 4.6 2.45 7.7
UAE             
USDA 167.5 11.8 10.7 5.6 12.7 75.6 1.4 210 221.2 2.2 6.17 7.5
Zimbabwe-USDA 106.3 11.7 4.02 5.4 11.2 79 1.5 219 200.3 2.8 5.05 6.5
  1. * Potassium (K) for beans is not available on Brazil FCT this might be the major source of underestimation