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Table 4 The proximate composition and calorific value of sampled complementary foods (Atmits) in three districts of Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia from March–May, 2014

From: Complementary feeding practices, dietary diversity, and nutrient composition of complementary foods of children 6–24 months old in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia

Atmit types Fibre
(%)
Fat
(%)
Ash
(%)
Protein
(%)
CHO
(%)
MC
(%)
Calorific value
(Kcal/100 g)
C 2.28 1.33 5.34 8.21 24.44 58.4 142.57
CO 2.65* 0.86 3.78 10.49 10.02 72.2 89.78
CPO 6.99 1.27 8.03 8.4 4.29 79.6 27.87
CPS 8.19 2.49 4.9 10.77 5.58 67.8 87.81
CP 6.41 4.49 5.15 9.67 9.78 64.5 118.21
COPS 5.73 8.49 2.94 11.87 9.67 61.3 162.57
Codex standard(a) < 5 10–25 < 3 15 60–75 < 5 400–425
  1. *Calculated from EHNRI [12]
  2. C cereal, O oilseed, P pulse, S spice
  3. (a) CODEX CAC/GL 08 [13]