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Table 5 Dietary intake (DI) of the essential element (Se, Zn, Mn and Cu) in 25 samples of the four food types (rice, wheat, meat and chicken)

From: Estimated dietary intake of essential elements from four selected staple foods in Najran City, Saudi Arabia

DI of the essential elements (µg/day)
Food type Se Zn Mn Cu
Rice 37.5 2502.5 2667.5 215.0
Wheat 25.5 1364.3 2118.8 121.5
Meat 48.0 9456.0 132.0 108.0
Chicken 138.6 4274.6 437.8 413.6
Watera 2.83 94.10 0.18 1.73
Total 252.43 17.691.5 5356.28 859.83
  1. aData taken from Brima study 2017