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Table 5 Mineral profile of SLPF sub-groups in comparison with regular-matched foods available in Portugal

From: Special low protein foods for phenylketonuria: availability in Europe and an examination of their nutritional profile

SLPF Regular-matched foods
Food item (N) % of foods with mineral content identified on food label Minerals Food item (N) % of foods with mineral content identified on food label Minerals
Baby Cereals (n = 4) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, Zn, Se, Cu. Baby Cereals (n = 3) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, Zn, I.
Bread (n = 9) 44 % Ca, Na, K. * Bread (n = 4) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Breakfast Cereals (n = 4) 100 % Fe, Na, K. Breakfast Cereals (n = 2) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Cakes / Mix Cakes / Pancake Mix (n = 6) 100 % Ca, Na, K. Cakes / Mix Cakes / Pancake Mix (n = 2) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Chocolate / Energy Bars / Jelly (n = 5) 100 % Ca, Na, K. Chocolate / Energy Bars / Jelly (n = 2) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Cookies (n = 14) 86 % Ca, Fe, Na, K. * Cookies (n = 4) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Flour (n = 3) 100 % Na, K. Flour (n = 2) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Ice Cream (n = 3) 100 % Ca, Na, K. Ice Cream (n = 2) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Milk replacers (n = 4) 100 % Ca (in 50 %), Na, K. Milk (n = 2) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Pasta (n = 13) 23 % Na, K. * Pasta (n = 2) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Rice (n = 1) 100 % Na, K. Rice (n = 1) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
Savoury Foods (n = 7) 71 % Ca, Fe, Na, K. * Savoury Foods (n = 2) 100 % Ca, Fe, Na, K, P, Mg, Zn.
  1. *All other products/All products either have nil content or no information in label