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Table 1 Comparison of literature and calculated percentage RDA of some selected elements [29]

From: A dietary strategy for the management of artemether-lumefantrine-induced cardiovascular and renal toxicity

Element MEAN LEVELS (mg/4g UNCP) WHO RDA (men) WHO RDA (women) % RDA of UNCP (men) % RDA of UNCP (women)
Na 2.4666 ± 0.00 1500 mg 1500 mg 0.51 0.51
Mg 33.0133 ± 0.02 420 mg 320 mg 24.60 32.30
P 64.3866 ± 0.00 700 mg 700 mg 28.70 28.70
Cl 2.3616 ± 0.00 2300 mg 2300 mg 0.32 0.32
K 149.0667 ± 0.03 4700 mg 4700 mg 10.00 10.00
Ca 11.0146 ± 0.00 1000 mg 1000 mg 3.40 3.40
Mn 0.4093 ± 0.00 2.3 mg 1.8 mg 56.50 72.20
Fe 1.0309 ± 0.00 8.0 mg 18 mg 40.25 17.90
Cr 0.4200 ± 17.44 35 μg 25 μg 3750.00 5250.00
Cu 0.2984 ± 1.71 900 μg 900 μg 103.60 103.60
Zn 0.4086 ± 0.74 11 mg 8 mg 11.60 16.00