Table 4

Change (week 12 baseline) in dietary intake after a 12 week weight loss program
LED* LGI* PC* N p
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
kilojoulesa −2447.2 2058.5 −3270.2 2734.2 −2608.3 2032.6 33, 40, 35 0.272
% Fata −5.9 9.5 −3.2 7.9 −4.3 7.8 33, 40, 35 0.379
% Carbohydrateb 1.5 10.8 −0.3 8.0 1.3 9.6 33, 40, 35 0.674
% Proteina 5.9 7.6 4.4 5.7 3.3 5.3 33, 40, 35 0.243
% Saturated Fata −2.9 4.0 −2.5 4.3 −1.4 3.4 33, 40, 35 0.266
Fiber (g) a 5.8 5.5c 3.6 4.5 c −2.4 5.6 33, 40, 35 <0.001

*LED, Low Energy Density; LGI, Low Glycemic Index; PC, Portion Control.

a, time p < 0.001.

b, time p > 0.05.

c, different than PC, p < 0.001.

Melanson et al.

Melanson et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:57   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-57

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