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Table 6 Percent changes in intakes of selected nutrients as a result of the 2008 food-price shock

From: The impact of food price increases on nutrient intake in Lebanon

Nutrient Overall Beirut Mt. Lebanon North Bekaa South Nabatieh
Protein −11.7% −12.5% −13.1% −12.1% −9.4% −11.0% −10.8%
Potassium −8.1% −9.6% −9.8% −7.7% −4.4% −7.8% −8.2%
Vitamin A −5.8% −10.4% −8.5% −5.2% −1.1% −4.9% −6.3%
Vitamin C −2.8% −3.0% −3.2% −3.7% −0.6% −2.9% −4.0%
Calcium −16.3% −20.3% −18.7% −14.7% −9.9% −17.2% −16.9%
Iron −3.2% −4.5% −4.0% −4.0% −0.5% −2.6% −4.0%
Folate −14.5% −13.3% −15.4% −15.0% −13.1% −14.6% −13.7%
Zinc −11.3% −11.8% −12.4% −11.5% −9.2% −10.8% −10.9%