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Table 3 Calories and diet composition of the 26 boys vs. Italian recommended daily intake levels of energy and nutrients [[21]]

From: Nutritional problems in children with neuromotor disabilities: an Italian case series

  Kcal/die Carbohydrates ± SD (%) Lipids ± SD (%) Proteins ± SD (%)
Patients 1092,1 ± 214,8* 134,2 ± 19 (46%) 45,4 ± 8,9 (37%) 45,9 ± 17,7 (17%)
Reference values[21] 1474,5 ± 411,17 55-60% 22-30% 12-15%
  1. *Average of energy requirements calculated using Krick’s formula[12].