Table 2

Effects of Rimonabant with dietary intervention on daily energy and macronutrient intake before and after intervention (n = 18) (Mean ± SD)
Variable Baseline 6 months
Energy (Kcal) 2225 ± 1109 1589 ± 384 **
Carbohydrate (g) 273 ± 194 199 ± 74 *
Protein (g) 98 ± 36 78 ± 23 *
Fat (g) 84 ± 39 55 ± 18 **
Starch (g) 148 ± 48 114 ± 36 *
Sugar (g) 121 ± 171 74 ± 64
Non-starch polysaccharide (g) 18 ± 5 14 ± 3 **
Saturated fatty acids (g) 30 ± 16 20 ± 6 **
Monounsaturated fatty acids (g) 29 ± 12 19 ± 7 **
Polyunsaturated fatty acids (g) 16 ± 8 10 ± 4 **

*p < 0.05 in comparison to baseline.

**p < 0.01 in comparison to baseline.

Heppenstall et al.

Heppenstall et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:50   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-50

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