Table 1

Baseline Characteristics of the Study Population who Completed 3 Day Diet Records at 6 and 12 weeks

No beverage

(n = 27)

8 fluid ounce group

(n = 26)

16 fluid ounce group

(n = 27)


Age (years)

51.7 ± 5.1

52.6 ± 7.5

51.0 ± 5.8

Gender, F/M

15/12

21/5

22/5

Weight (kg)

73.8 ± 12.0

70.8 ± 15.7

75.1 ± 13.2

Height (cm)

170.4 ± 7.8

166.9 ± 9.1

168.5 ± 8.1

BMI (kg/m2)

25.7 ± 3.2

25.0 ± 4.0

26.5 ± 3.2

Waist Circumference (cm)

88.8 ± 10.6

85.6 ± 9.3

89.8 ± 9.8

Systolic BP (mm Hg)

113.8 ± 8.7

118.7 ± 11.9*

111.5 ± 9.5

Diastolic BP (mm Hg)

73.8 ± 7.2

75.7 ± 8.4

72.9 ± 7.2

Total Cholesterol(mg/dL)

208.3 ± 43.8

213.5 ± 43.4

200.7 ± 37.5

HDL(mg/dL)

51.8 ± 16.4

55.2 ± 15.5

49.3 ± 15.5

LDL(mg/dL)

138.3 ± 41.2

134.9 ± 51.0

126.0 ± 29.3

Chol: HDL

4.5 ± 2.0

4.3 ± 1.7

4.5 ± 1.5

Triglycerides(mg/dL)

101.5 ± 52.9

117.2 ± 85.6

126.8 ± 73.3

hsCRP (mg/L)

1.6 ± 1.9

1.6 ± 1.6

2.0 ± 1.7

Insulin(uU/mL)

6.5 ± 3.7

5.6 ± 2.4

9.0 ± 6.2**

Fasting Blood Glucose(mg/dL)

92.9 ± 7.4

92.7 ± 8.8

93.4 ± 5.3


Values are mean ± standard deviation.

* Significantly different from 16 ounce group p = 0.02; **significantly different from 8 ounce group (p = 0.01), and no beverage (p = 0.04)

BMI = Body Mass Index; BP = Blood Pressure; Chol = Cholesterol; HDL = High Density Lipoprotein; hsCRP = high sensitivity C-reactive protein; LDL = Low Density Lipoprotein

Shenoy et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:38   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-38

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