Table 2

Changes in both group variables from baseline

Variable

TFG (n = 35)

TFG (n = 35)

MRG (n = 35)

MRG (n = 35)


6 mo – baseline

Yr1 – baseline

6 mo – baseline

Yr1 – baseline


Weight (kilograms, kg)

-5.4 (5.4)

-6.1 (6.7)

-5.2 (4.0)

-5.0 (4.9)

BMI (kg/m2)

-2.1 (2.2)

-2.6 (2.9)

-1.9 (1.4)

-1.9 (1.9)

Body Fat (%)

-5.4 (6.5)

-5.7 (8.1)

-4.3 (4.0)

-4.5 (6.5)

Waist Circumference (cm)

-6.1 (5.5)

-6.1 (7.0)

-4.8 (3.22)

-4.9 (4.6)

REE (calculated)

-52.2 (51.1)

-75.6 (83.0)

-49.6 (36.4)

-50.2 (47.1)


* Significant difference (p ≤ 0.05) between groups from baseline

REE = Resting Energy Expenditure

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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