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Table 1 Nutrient content and amino acid composition of the Mexican urban and rural diet

From: Plasma branched-chain and aromatic amino acid concentration after ingestion of an urban or rural diet in rural Mexican women

  Urban diet Rural diet
Energy (kcal) 1330.73 1350.14
Carbohydrates* 42.38 73.38
Proteins* 23.97 7.93
Lipids* 33.86 21.85
Total proteins (g) 79.76 26.77
 Animal* 13.15 0.0
 Vegetable* 10.83 7.93
Carbohydrates (g) 141.00 247.69
 Simple* 39.64 22.25
 Complex* 2.73 51.12
Lipids (g) 50.07 32.78
 Animal* 18.50 0.0
 Vegetable* 15.36 21.85
Dietary fiber (g) 6.95 39.22
Amino acids (g)   
 Leucine & 4.79 3.68
 Isoleucine & 2.74 1.70
 Valine & 3.22 1.73
 Arginine & 1.58 1.94
 Histidine & 1.23 1.01
 Phenylalanine & 2.75 1.80
 Lysine & 3.33 2.09
 Threonine & 2.10 1.45
  1. *Percentage of total energy per diet.
  2. & According to the Mexican food composition tables [11].