Table 1

Effect of long-term multidisciplinary lifestyle therapy on body fat (n = 18)
Variables Before After % Change p Value
Age (yrs) 15 ± 1.73 16  ±  0.63 7 0.11
Body weight (kg) 106.49 ± 11.25 90.53 ± 10.98 −15 <0.001
Fat mass (kg) 49.6 ± 10.1 32.9 ± 12.3 −33 <0.001
Fat-free mass (kg) 55.8 ± 7.49 58.1 ± 7.71 +4 0.19
BMI (kg/m2) 37.98 ± 4.60 32.31 ± 4.44 −15 <0.001
Percent fat (%) 47.50 ± 6.99 35.81 ± 9.60 −24 <0.001

Results are expressed as mean value ± SD.

Lira et al.

Lira et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:74   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-74

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