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Table 7 Vitamin intake: Estimate of the prevalence of inadequacy at 6 and 12 months

From: Nutrient adequacy during weight loss interventions: a randomized study in women comparing the dietary intake in a meal replacement group with a traditional food group

Variable per day EAR cutoff 6 mo TFG 6 mo MRG 12 mo TFG 12 mo MRG
Vitamin A (RAE) (mg) 500 .39 .01 .41 .12
Vitamin D (mcg) 5* .52 .02 .22 .07
Vitamin E (AT) (mg) 12 .90 .10 .88 .20
Vitamin K (mcg) 90* .67 .54 .46 .57
Vitamin C (mg) 60 .01 .05 .30 .22
Thiamin (mg) 0.9 .05 .05 .03 .10
Riboflavin (mg) 0.9 .01 .02 .02 .00
Niacin (mg) 11 .00 .07 .00 .00
Pantothenic acid (mg) 5* .94 .17 .84 .14
Vitamin B6 (mg) 1.1 .00 .07 .00 .03
Folate (ug) 320 .46 .20 .55 .42
Vitamin B12 (ug) 2 N/A .02 N/A .00
  1. EAR = Estimated average requirement
  2. *AI = Adequate intake. No EAR has been established.
  3. RAE = Retinal activity equivalent.
  4. N/A = The adjusted distribution was not available using the cut-point method of analysis.
  5. TFG = Traditional Food Group, MRG = Meal Replacement Group