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Table 2 Proximate composition of gari formulated with various proportions of soy and silver fish

From: Community-based nutrition-sensitive approach to address short-term hunger and undernutrition among primary school children in rural areas in a developing country setting: lessons from North and North-Eastern Uganda

Composite Formulae Crude Protein (%) Total CHO (%) Ash (%) Dietary Fibre (%) Moisture Content (%) Fat content (%) Gross energy (Kcal/g)
Control (100:0)
  2.18 ± 0.00a 87.02 ± 1.86d 1.41 ± 0.02a 5.63 ± 0.17ab 8.66 ± 0.13d 0.41 ± 0.56a 3.94 ± 0.03a
Gari-Soy-silver fish
60:30:10 23.29 ± 0.42d 50.60 ± 1.25a 4.22 ± 0.08c 10.53 ± 0.62d 5.01 ± 0.07a 8.78 ± 0.16c 4.81 ± 0.01c
70:15:15 19.84 ± 0.39c 72.25 ± 1.84bc 3.91 ± 0.11c 6.88 ± 0.64bc 8.53 ± 0.12cd 5.64 ± 0.04b 4.34 ± 0.02b
75:20:5 15.10 ± 0.17b 72.39 ± 2.54bc 3.11 ± 0.00b 7.99 ± 0.30c 7.83 ± 0.11bc 5.69 ± 0.09b 4.38 ± 0.01b
  1. Values are means ± SD of three independent determinations. Values with different superscripts within the same column are significantly different (P ≤ 0.05).