Table 1

Average sulfur amino acid intake associated with the consumption of a variety of typical diets.

Group

SAA (g/day)


I

High-protein

6.8

II

High-protein low-calorie

5.0

III

Oriental-American

4.8

IV

Average balanced

4.3

V

Fast-food

4.1

VI

Dieter

3.5

VII

Lacto-ovo-vegetarian

3.0

VIII

"health conscious diet

2.6

IX

Vegan

2.3

X

elderly people (75 yr old)

1.8


Nimni et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2007 4:24   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-4-24

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