Table 2

Characteristics of subjects at baseline by treatment group1,2
PMR + I PMR INU CON
N 23 28 30 29
Age, y 34.62 ± 7.4 33.17 ± 7.63 32.58 ± 8.13 33.39 ± 8.72
Weight, Kg 75.96 ± 11.71 75.79 ± 12.45 76.55 ± 10.96 76.45 ± 11.07
Height, cm 155.98 ± 4.45 157.32 ± 5.91 157.76 ± 5.94 157.49 ± 6.29
Waist circumference, cm 91.88 ± 9.91 90.75 ± 9.34 91.07 ± 8.66 92.16 ± 8.91
BMI (Kg/m2) 31.17 ± 4.37 30.55 ± 4.13 30.74 ± 3.87 30.86 ± 4.47
Body fat, % 38.85 ± 6.16 39.39 ± 5.43 39.45 ± 6.11 40.22 ± 6.29
Glucose, mg/dL 104.39 ± 10.3 96.66 ± 13.57 95.59 ± 7.58 97.83 ± 8.44
Total cholesterol, mg/dL 186.74 ±37.56 172.75 ± 34.36 171.00 ± 26.13 183.75 ± 24.84
HDL, mg/dL 41.74 ± 10.55 44.40 ± 10.58 41.26 ± 9.66 44.54 ± 8.44
LDL, mg/dL 110.59 ± 35.12 96.37 ± 40.76 96.72 ± 26.54 109.79 ± 22.99
Triglycerides, mg/dL 172.13 ± 71.43 159.89 ± 82.26 165.10 ± 80.22 154.03 ± 80.1

1 Values are means ± Standard deviation.

2 There were no significant differences between treatment groups in ANOVA.

PMR = Partial meal replacement, INU = Inulin, CON = Control group.

Tovar et al.

Tovar et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:44   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-44

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