Table 2

Baseline characteristics of study subjects prior to start of study1
Variable Mean ± SD
General characteristics
  Age (y) 53 ± 12.26 (range 22–72)
  Gender (M/F) 5/18
  Height (m) 1.65 ± 0.08
  Body weight (kg) 85.61 ± 10.30
  Body mass index (kg/m2) 31.86 ± 3.01
  Waist circumference (cm) 99.76 ± 9.83
  Waist:hip 0.84 ± 0.07
  Systolic blood pressure 125.34 ± 17.90
  Diastolic blood pressure 77.82 ± 14.12
DEXA
  Total body fat (%) 47.46 ± 4.51
  Abdominal fat (%) 47.36 ± 8.03
  Lean body mass (%) 50.95 ± 4.64
Plasma biochemistry
  Glucose (mmol/L) 5.17 ± 0.68
  Insulin (μU/mL) 15.37 ± 2.80
  Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.73 ± 0.62
  LDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) 3.49 ± 0.57
  HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.42 ± 0.37
  Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.79 ± 0.54
  ApoB (mg/dL) 85.56 ± 31.88
  ApoE (mg/dL) 5.00 ± 1.66
  Lp(a) (mg/dL) 52.20 ± 60.58
  ApocII (mg/dL) 5.82 ± 2.57
Energy expenditure
  Metabolic rate (kJ/min) 2.80 ± 0.50
  Carbohydrate oxidation (g/min) 0.02 ± 0.04
  Fat oxidation (g/min) 0.1 ± 0.02

1n = 23 for LD; n = 23 for HD.

Rideout et al.

Rideout et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:56   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-56

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