Change in the ratio of trunk to leg fat mass for adult men and women prescribed a higher protein (PRO) or a high carbohydrate (CARB) diet. ∆: PRO males, ○: PRO females, ▼: CARB males, ●: CARB females. Values are mean ± SEM, n = 130, α = 0.05. Analysis performed using an unstructured linear mixed model including diet, sex, time and their two- and three-way interactions. No significant sex x diet x time interactions were observed. a significant effect of sex within time. c all groups differ from respective baseline values.