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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