Table 2

Anthropometric Measures at Week 0 and Week 16

Measurement

Week

MD Group

Mean ± SD

Within Group

Δ p-value

Week

FB Group

Mean ± SD

Within Group

Δ p-value

Between Group

Δ p-value


Weight (kgs)*

0 (n = 45)

111.6 ± 25.7

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 45)

104.1 ± 17.1

p < 0.0001

p = 0.001

16 (n = 28)

98.0 ± 23.9

16 (n = 20)

95.4 ± 18.9

BMI (kg/m2)

0 (n = 45)

38.5 ± 6.8

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 45)

37.8 ± 4.5

p = 0.001

p = 0.001

16 (n = 28)

33.8 ± 6.6

16 (n = 20)

34.7 ± 5.9

Waist

0 (n = 45)

116.6 ± 15.5

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 45)

114.2 ± 15.0

p = 0.003

p = 0.028

Circumference (cm)

16 (n = 26)

104.5 ± 16.9

16 (n = 20)

104.9 ± 14.9

Body Fat (%)*

0 (n = 45)

42.8 ± 7.7

p < 0.0001

0(n = 45)

44.1 ± 6.4

p = 0.268

p < 0.0001

16 (n = 27)

37.5 ± 8.8

16 (n = 20)

41.0 ± 7.6

Lean Muscle

0 (n = 41)

56.8 ± 11.4

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 41)

53.3 ± 8.7

p = 0.003

p = 0.56

Mass (kgs)

16 (n = 25)

55.0 ± 10.4

16 (n = 20)

52.8 ± 9.4

Visceral Fat

0 (n = 41)

13.8 ± 3.8

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 41)

13.7 ± 5.0

p = 0.081

p < 0.0001

Rating

16 (n = 25)

10.6 ± 3.5

16 (n = 20)

14.2 ± 6.1

Systolic BP

0 (n = 45)

125.4 ± 13.9

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 45)

125.8 ± 13.6

p = 0.003

p = 0.667

(mmHg)

16 (n = 28)

113.6 ± 14.3

16 (n = 20)

115.8 ± 12.3

Diastolic BP

0 (n = 45)

83.2 ± 9.5

p = 0.001

0 (n = 45)

82.6 ± 10.2

p = 0.016

p = 0.622

(mmHg)

16 (n = 28)

74.2 ± 8.8

16 (n = 20)

74.2 ± 6.8

Pulse,

0 (n = 45)

76.4 ± 9.3

p = 0.001

0 (n = 45)

73.9 ± 9.2

p = 0.011

p = 0.112

(bpm)

16 (n = 26)

67.2 ± 8.6

16 (n = 19)

71.2 ± 8.1


Δ = Change from baseline to 16 weeks.

* = Primary outcomes. All others are secondary outcomes.

Davis et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:11   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-11

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