Table 1

Baseline characteristics of both intervention groups

Variable

TFG (n = 35)

MRG (n = 35)


Age (years)

39.79 (6.1)*

36.7 (6.3)*

Weight (kilograms, kg)

78.9 (10.6)

79.2 (7.4)

BMI (kg/m2)

29.5 (3.1)

29.1 (2.4)

Body Fat (%)

47.9 (7.9)*

44.6 (5.8)*

Waist Circumference (cm)

90.1 (6.6)

89.7 (7.2)

REE (calculated)

1483.6 (126.5)

1505.8 (78.7)


* Significant differences (p < 0.05) between groups at baseline

Mean ± (standard deviation)

TFG = Traditional Food Group; MRG = Meal Replacement Group

Ashley et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:12   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-12

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