Table 2

Subjects mean food intake in 3 stages of the study (n = 15).

Variables

at the start

6 weeks

12 weeks

P value**


Energy (kcal)

1933.4 ± 302.5*

2033.2 ± 420.3

1902.8 ± 308.6

NS***

Protein (g)

74.6 ± 12.3

71.9 ± 17.4

74.8 ± 10.2

NS

Calcium (mg)

999.3 ± 460.2

966.8 ± 443.7

1014 ± 436

NS

Phosphore (mg)

873.2 ± 228.9

853.1 ± 273.9

866.4 ± 200.6

NS


* Mean ± SD

** significant level was set at below 5 percent (P < 0.05).

*** To analyze changes in 3 stages, repeated measurement analysis was utilized.

Haghighian Roudsari et al. Nutrition Journal 2005 4:30   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-30

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