Table 9

Differences in energy and macronutrient intakes after 12 weeks of chocolate consumption
Low-flavanol High-flavanol P value of change between treatments
Chocolate Chocolate
(n = 20) (n = 22)
Total energy (Kcal)
Baseline 2,086 ± 329 2,320 ± 464 -
Week 12 2,178 ± 286 2,251 ± 465 0.18
P value (Week 12 vs. Baseline) 0.28 0.42
Proteins (g)
Baseline 88.3 ± 19.7 89.4 ± 18.2 -
Week 12 82.7 ± 13.8 85.0 ± 22.2 0.86
P value (Week 12 vs. Baseline) 0.12 0.39
Proteins (% energy)
Baseline 17.0 ± 2.6 15.6 ± 2.4 -
Week 12 15.3 ± 2.3 15.1 ± 2.2 0.86
P value (Week 12 vs. Baseline) 0.13 0.0078
Carbohydrates (g)
Baseline 272.2 ± 45.0 305.8 ± 62.8 -
Week 12 284.5 ± 38.1 297.6 ± 64.0 0.19
P value (Week 12 vs. Baseline) 0.33 0.39
Carbohydrates (% energy)
Baseline 52.5 ± 5.6 53.0 ± 5.3 -
Week 12 52.4 ± 3.7 53.0 ± 4.9 0.10
P value (Week 12 vs. Baseline) 0.92 0.99
Baseline 77.3 ± 17.6 89.2 ± 26.9 -
Week 12 83.2 ± 16.3 86.3 ± 23.1 0.25
P value (Week 12 vs. Baseline) 0.22 0.61
Lipids (% energy)
Baseline 33.1 ± 3.8 34.2 ± 5.2 -
Week 12 34.2 ± 3.5 34.3 ± 3.7 0.28
P value (Week 12 vs. Baseline) 0.35 0.92

Values are means ± SD.

Mogollon et al.

Mogollon et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:41   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-41

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