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Table 3 Proximate analysis (three analyses/food) of UAE five traditional foods (100 g); (mean ± SD)

From: The effect of nutritional composition on the glycemic index and glycemic load values of selected Emirati foods

  Test food 1 Test food 2 Test food 3 Test food 4 Test food 5 Pvalue*
  Gurus Assidah Saqo Marqoqa Threed chicken  
Protein (g) 8.76 ± 0.16 0.99 ± 0.05 0.80 ± 1.09 5.89 ± 0.89 7.81 ± 1.76 0.012
Fat (g) 7.71 ± 0.90 0.04 ± 0.05 0.53 ± 0.17 2.16 ± 1.24 2.27 ± 1.28 0.014
Fiber (g) 4.11 ± 0.73 0.67 ± 0.34 0.30 ± 0.11 3.24 ± 4.30 0.51 ± 0.31 0.034
Moisture (g) 23.89 ± 1.84 77.17 ± 1.30 74.91 ± 2.69 74.18 ± 1.66 76.48 ± 3.46 0.017
Ash (g) 1.07 ± 0.21 0.05 ± 0.01 0.04 ± 0.01 1.20 ± 0.26 0.64 ± 0.04 0.014
Carbohydrate (g) 54.45 ± 2.60 21.08 ± 1.14 23.43 ± 3.54 13.32 ± 4.48 12.29 ± 1.1 0.014
Energy (kcal) 322.26 ± 6.55 88.65 ± 4.74 101.66 ± 11.54 96.31 ± 15.50 100.82 ± 14.93 0.025
  1. Data expressed as 100 g on a fresh weight basis.
  2. *P < 0.05.