Table 3

Anthropometric Measures at Week 0 and Week 40

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

0 (n = 45)

111.6 ± 25.7

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 45)

104.1 ± 17.1

p = 0.004

p = 0.18

(kgs)*

40 (n = 26)

103.6 ± 25.2

40 (n = 20)

96.2 ± 19.6

BMI

0 (n = 45)

38.5 ± 6.8

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 45)

37.8 ± 4.5

p = 0.003

p = 0.18

(kg/m2)

40 (n = 26)

35.6 ± 7.4

40 (n = 20)

35.0 ± 6.2

Waist

0 (n = 45)

116.6 ± 15.5

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 45)

114.2 ± 15.0

p = 0.121

p = 0.026

Circumference (cm)

40 (n = 25)

106.4 ± 17.3

40 (n = 17)

109.9 ± 15.4

Body Fat (%)*

0 (n = 45)

42.8 ± 7.7

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 45)

44.1 ± 6.4

p = 0.103

p = 0.074

40 (n = 26)

39.9 ± 8.1

40 (n = 20)

40.7 ± 9.1

Lean Muscle

0 (n = 41)

56.8 ± 11.4

p = 0.008

0 (n = 41)

53.3 ± 8.7

p = 0.009

p = 0.795

Mass (kg)

40 (n = 24)

55.0 ± 10.0

40 (n = 20)

53.2 ± 10.0

Visceral Fat

0 (n = 41)

13.8 ± 3.8

p < 0.0001

0 (n = 41)

13.7 ± 5.0

p = 0.039

p = 0.102

Rating

40 (n = 24)

12.0 ± 4.2

40 (n = 20)

13.7 ± 6.0

Systolic BP

0 (n = 45)

125.4 ± 13.9

p = 0.009

0 (n = 45)

125.8 ± 13.6

p = 0.016

p = 0.373

(mmHg)

40 (n = 26)

117.2 ± 13.7

40 (n = 20)

116.7 ± 14.8

Diastolic BP (mmHg)

0 (n = 45)

83.2 ± 9.5

p = 0.009

0 (n = 45)

82.6 ± 10.2

p = 0.618

p = 0.053

(mmHg)

40 (n = 26)

75.1 ± 10.6

40 (n = 20)

78.5 ± 9.2

Pulse

0 (n = 45)

76.4 ± 9.3

p = 0.004

0 (n = 45)

73.9 ± 9.2

p = 0.025

p = 0.324

(bpm)

40 (n = 26)

69.8 ± 8.4

40 (n = 20)

72.4 ± 6.8


Δ = Change from baseline to 40 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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