Table 2

Daily intake of food after 1 year of treatment with orlistat in all participants (n = 63)

Food items

Mean ± SD

Change* [95% CI]

P†


Vegetables, g

448 ± 235

-49 [-103, 5]

0.050

Fruit‡, g

424 ± 265

-42 [-120, 37]

0.122

Bread, g

162 ± 75

2 [-15, 19]

0.820

Potatoes, rice and pasta, g

155 ± 88

-4 [-28, 20]

0.421

Poultry and lean meat, g

110 ± 56

6 [-9, 20]

0.661

Fish, g

63 ± 51

-10 [-19, -1]

0.027

Fatty meat‡, g

46 ± 42

7 [-4, 18]

0.154

Sweets, cookies and desserts, g

43 ± 43

5 [-5, 15]

0.457

Butter, cream and fatty cheeses, g

32 ± 36

11 [1, 21]

0.018

Oil‡, g

16 ± 11

-4 [-7, 0]

0.160


* Changes were calculated as the difference between intake at 1 year and start of the treatment with orlistat. † Comparisons between the intake of food at start of the treatment with orlistat and after 1 year (the Wilcoxon signed rank test). ‡ Fatty meat includes minced meat, sausages, pork chops, salami; fruit includes orange juice, berries and berry jam; oil includes original and fat reduced soft margarine, mayonnaise and salad-dressings.

Svendsen and Tonstad Nutrition Journal 2011 10:21   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-21

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