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Table 1 Body weight and body composition as measured by DEXA at Baseline and following 6 and 12 weeks of a carbohydrate restricted diet with 3 eggs per day (EGG group) or the equivalent of egg substitute (SUB)1

From: Eggs modulate the inflammatory response to carbohydrate restricted diets in overweight men

Variable Body Weight (Kg) Total Body Fat (Kg) Trunk Fat (Kg)
EGG    
Baseline 98.9 ± 15.3 30.2 ± 8.0 18.6 ± 5.5
12 Weeks 92.2 ± 12.7 25.4 ± 8.4 15.3 ± 5.7
SUB    
Baseline 97.6 ± 19.9 31.6 ± 12.4 19.8 ± 7.8
12 Weeks 91.7 ± 15.7 27.0 ± 12.0 16.6 ± 7.4
Time Effect P < 0.0001 P < 0.0001 P < 0.0001
Diet Effect NS NS NS
Interaction NS NS NS
  1. 1Values are means ± standard deviation. EGG n = 15, SUB n = 13. Data were analyzed using repeated measures ANOVA.
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