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Table 3 The daily caloric and macronutrients’ intake from diet among the studied multiple sclerosis patients at Kasr Al-Ainy Hospital

From: Nutritional status of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients attending Kasr Alainy MS unit: an exploratory cross-sectional study

Nutrient The daily intake
Unsafe < 50% Needs improvement 50–75% Acceptable 75–120% Over consumption ≥ 120%
No. % No. % No. % No. %
Energy (Kcal) 2 2.63 15 19.74 41 53.95 18 23.68
Proteins 0 0.0 1 1.3 11 14.5 64 84.2
Total fats 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 76 100.0
Dietary fibers 68 89.5 6 7.9 2 2.6 0 0.0
  1. According to the semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire