Table 1

Descriptive data of men and women before and after a 21-day Daniel Fast

Variable

Pre

Post

p value


Bodyweight (kg)

77.8 ± 3.8

75.1 ± 3.5

0.60


Body mass index (kg·m-2)

26.1 ± 1.0

25.2 ± 0.9

0.52


Waist (cm)

88.7 ± 2.9

87.5 ± 2.9

0.77


Hip (cm)

101.3 ± 2.6

100.7 ± 2.4

0.85


Waist:Hip

0.88 ± 0.02

0.87 ± 0.02

0.76


Total Body Fat (%)

26.7 ± 2.0

26.1 ± 2.1

0.84


Trunk Body Fat (%)

26.7 ± 2.3

25.5 ± 2.4

0.72


Fat Mass (kg)

21.1 ± 2.2

19.9 ± 2.1

0.70


Fat Free Mass (kg)

56.7 ± 2.8

55.2 ± 2.7

0.70


Total Cholesterol (mg·dL−1)

178.0 ± 6.7

138.7 ± 5.5

<0.01


LDL cholesterol mg·dL−1)

107.4 ± 5.7

77.6 ± 4.9

<0.01


HDL Cholesterol mg·dL−1)

51.0 ± 2.5

45.9 ± 2.6

0.17


Data are mean±SEM.

Bloomer et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:16   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-16

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