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Table 5 Body Composition

From: Effect of a LoBAG30 diet on protein metabolism in men with type 2 diabetes. A Randomized Controlled Trial

  Control–Pre Control–Post LoBAG30Pre LoBAG30Post
Total Body Weight (lbs) 215 ± 5.7 214 ± 6.3 215 ± 5.6 215 ± 6.3
Kg 97.6 97.2 97.2 97.2
  Kg Fat-Free Mass (n = 8)
DEXA 63 ± 2 62 ± 2 64 ± 2 64 ± 2
3H2O 63 ± 2 63 ± 3 67 ± 2 68 ± 2
Bioelectric Impedance 74 ± 2 72 ± 2 74 ± 2 74 ± 2
Creatinine Excretion ** 61 ± 3 58 ± 2 61 ± 3 73 ± 4*
  CT Scan (cm 2 ) (n = 7)
Visceral Abdominal Fat 275 ± 23 249 ± 23 264 ± 22 247 ± 25
Total Abdominal Fat 504 ± 41 460 ± 40 492 ± 42 456 ± 45
Right Thigh Fat 71 ± 10 67 ± 9 71 ± 11 75 ± 12
Left Thigh Fat 70 ± 10 64 ± 7 68 ± 10 71 ± 11
Right Thigh Muscle 167 ± 8 165 ± 8 168 ± 9 168 ± 9
Left Thigh Muscle 162 ± 8 162 ± 8 164 ± 9 164 ± 10
  1. Values are Mean ± SEM. * P = 0.0009.
  2. ** Method of Forbes and Bruining [23].