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Table 6 Adequacy of the complementary foods in nutrients for complementary feeding purposes

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

Gruel types Protein Fat CHO Fibre Ash Energy Fe Zn Ca
C 0.55* 0.13 0.38 0.46 1.78 0.36 1.9 0.56 0.36
CO 0.7 0.09 0.16 0.53 1.26 0.22 2.12 0.89 0.41
CPO 0.56 0.13 0.07 1.4 2.68 0.07 2.65 0.88 0.34
CPS 0.72 0.25 0.09 1.64 1.63 0.22 2.28 0.91 0.4
CP 0.64 0.45 0.15 1.28 1.72 0.3 1.83 0.95 0.36
COPS 0.79 0.85 0.15 1.15 0.98 0.41 1.41 1.29 0.5
  1. *This numbers are the ratio between actual composition and recommended composition of complementary foods [13]