Table 2

Baseline demographic and clinical details for all participants randomized to the high protein (HP) or high fiber (HFib) diets

HP

HFib


n

42

41

Age (years)a

40.5 (12.7)

43.4 (9.6)

BMI (kg/m2)a

33.7 (4.9)

34.2 (4.8)

Weight (kg)a

91.5 (15.8)

92.9 (15.3)

Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)a

126 (16)

124 (14)

Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)a

80 (10)

80 (10)

Triglycerides (mmol/L)a

1.47 (0.76)

1.42 (0.62)

HDL Cholesterol (mmol/L)a

1.24 (0.27)

1.28 (0.25)

Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L)b

5.0 (3.8, 12.6)

4.9 (3.9, 6.1)

Insulin resistantc

9 (21)

8 (20)

Metabolic syndromed

8 (19)

8 (20)


a mean (SD), b geometric mean (min, max), all other values are n (%); c McAuley Index ≤ 6.3 Gffm/I; d International Diabetes Federation definition

Te Morenga et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:40   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-40

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