Table 3

Between group comparisons for macronutrient intake at baseline and across weight maintenance.

Weight Maintenance

Baseline

4-Months

6-Months

9-Months


LC Group (n = 29)

Energy Intake (kJ)

7761 ± 1980*

5180 ± 1630

6318 ± 1819

6259 ± 1611**

Carbs (g)

193 ± 52*

75 ± 26

98 ± 48

100 ± 36**

Protein (g)

85 ± 28

88 ± 29

99 ± 37

92 ± 24**

Fat (g)

83 ± 29*

67 ± 59

81 ± 28

82 ± 34**

Alcohol (g)

3 ± 6*

2 ± 4

3 ± 7

2 ± 7**

Dietary Fiber (g)

16 ± 5

13 ± 6

14 ± 6

14 ± 6**

LF Group (n= 26)

Energy Intake (kJ)

9439 ± 2428

6565 ± 1623

6996 ± 2193

7167 ± 2058

Carbs (g)

230 ± 80

215 ± 61

215 ± 72

235 ± 69

Protein (g)

90 ± 22

83 ± 23

85 ± 25

83 ± 21

Fat (g)

103 ± 32

44 ± 18

50 ± 22

49 ± 21

Alcohol (g)

11 ± 15

6 ± 13

11 ± 19

8 ± 16

Dietary Fiber (g)

15 ± 5

25 ± 8

26 ± 13

25 ± 8


LC = Low Carbohydrate Group; LF = Low Fat Group. Mean ± SD. Significance set at (P < 0.05).

*Indicates a significant difference from the low fat group at baseline.

**Indicates a significant difference from the low fat group across weight maintenance.

LeCheminant et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:36   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-36

Open Data