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Table 2 Dietary intakes for adults at baseline and during weight loss protocol (4 mo)1

From: Moderate carbohydrate, moderate protein weight loss diet reduces cardiovascular disease risk compared to high carbohydrate, low protein diet in obese adults: A randomized clinical trial

  Dietary Intake P value 2
Group PRO CHO  
Energy (kJ/d)    
Baseline 9952 ± 566 9147 ± 486  
4 mo 6607 ± 235 5875 ± 391 >0.10
Protein (g/d)    
Baseline 94.5 ± 6.2 87.9 ± 5.5  
4 mo 121.4 ± 4.8 66.7 ± 2.9 <0.001
Carbohydrate (g/d)    
Baseline 291.7 ± 17.4 264.9 ± 16.6  
4 mo 152.6 ± 7.3 215.4 ± 12.3 <0.001
Fat (g/d)    
Baseline 90.4 ± 6.4 81.5 ± 5.4  
4 mo 56.2 ± 2.2 39.2 ± 2.9 >0.10
Saturated Fat (g/d)    
Baseline 30.8 ± 2.4 27.6 ± 2.1  
4 mo 22.6 ± 0.8 11.9 ± 1.0 <0.05
Cholesterol (mg/d)    
Baseline 298.6 ± 36.5 242.8 ± 25.6  
4 mo 348.8 ± 25.2 122.1 ± 12.0 <0.001
Fiber (g/d)    
Baseline 19.5 ± 1.9 17.9 ± 1.6  
4 mo 21.1 ± 1.9 24.3 ± 2.0 <0.10
  1. 1 Values are means ± SEM; n = 25, PRO; n = 25, CHO for the sum of 3-d weighed records obtained at wk 4, 8, 12, and 16.
  2. 2 P values represent time × diet interaction after 4 mo. No significant baseline differences were present.