Table 1

Whole-body Body composition measures of participants at baseline and 12 months, with (CAL) and without (CTL) calcium supplementation.

Baseline

POST

ρ


Body Weight (kg)

CAL

69.6 ± 11.5

70.2 ± 12.6

0.5 ± 3.3

CTL

69.3 ± 8.7

69.3 ± 8.3

0.0 ± 2.9

Whole-body fat (%)

CAL

43.0 ± 7.3

43.1 ± 6.7

0.0 ± 2.3

CTL

43.1 ± 5.5

43.1 ± 5.4

0.1 ± 2.4

Abdominal fat (%)

CAL

45.3 ± 9.7

44.7 ± 8.7

-0.6 ± 3.4

CTL

44.0 ± 8.1

44.2 ± 8.3

0.2 ± 3.7

Fat Mass (kg)#

CAL

29.3 ± 9.2

30.9 ± 9.9

1.6 ± 2.8

CTL

29.0 ± 7.1

30.1 ± 6.7

1.3 ± 2.7

Fat-free Mass (kg)

CAL

39.1 ± 2.9

39.2 ± 2.7

0.1 ± 1.3

CTL

40.0 ± 3.7

39.6 ± 4.0*

-0.4 ± 0.7

Bone Mineral Content (kg)

CAL

2.5 ± 0.3

2.5 ± 0.4

0.0 ± 0.1

CTL

2.4 ± 0.3

2.4 ± 0.3

0.0 ± 0.1


Mean ± SD; Abdominal fat = % fat from custom region of interest of the abdomen; 1475-2891-4-21-i1.gif"/> = absolute difference between POST and baseline; #= main effect for time. * = within group difference from baseline to post.

Haub et al. Nutrition Journal 2005 4:21   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-21

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