Table 4

Body weight, BMI, and waist circumference for the low carbohydrate and low fat groups during weight maintenance.

3-Months

6-Months

9-Months


LC

LF

LC

LF

LC

LF


N

29

26

29

26

29

26

Body Weight (kg)

89.2 ± 14.4

86.3 ± 11.9

87.1 ± 15.0

85.3 ± 13.2

89.3 ± 16.1

86.0 ± 14.0

BMI (kg/m2)

31.8 ± 4.5

30.9 ± 4.2

31.1 ± 4.8

30.5 ± 4.5

31.9 ± 5.3

30.8 ± 5.2

Waist (cm)

95.9 ± 10.7

91.4 ± 8.7

94.9 ± 14.5

91.4 ± 10.3

96.3 ± 12.7

93.4 ± 10.5


Mean ± SD. LC = low carbohydrate group. LF = low fat group. No significant interactions, no differences at 3 months, or within/between groups differences across the duration of the study (P > 0.05).

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

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