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Table 3 Body weight and body composition changes during the weight loss period 1

From: Improvement in coronary heart disease risk factors during an intermittent fasting/calorie restriction regimen: Relationship to adipokine modulations

   IFCR-L    IFCR-F  
  Week 3 Week 10 Change2 Week 3 Week 10 Change2
Body weight (kg) 95 ± 3 91 ± 3 3 −4 ± 1 4 94 ± 2 91 ± 2 3 −3 ± 1
Fat mass (kg) 45 ± 1 42 ± 1 3 −3 ± 1 45 ± 1 43 ± 1 3 −2 ± 1
Fat free mass (kg) 50 ± 1 49 ± 2 −1 ± 1 49 ± 1 48 ± 1 −1 ± 1
Waist circumference (cm) 103 ± 1 97 ± 1 3 −6 ± 1 4 102 ± 3 98 ± 3 3 −4 ± 1
Body mass index (kg/m2) 35 ± 1 34 ± 1 3 −1 ± 1 35 ± 1 34 ± 1 3 −1 ± 1
  1. 1 Values reported as mean ± SEM. IFCR-L: IFCR-L: Intermittent fasting calorie restriction-liquid diet (n = 28); IFCR-F: Intermittent fasting calorie restriction-food based diet (n = 26).
  2. 2 Change expressed as the difference between week 3 and week 10 absolute values.
  3. 3 Week 3 values significantly (P < 0.05) different from week 10 values within group (Repeated-measures ANOVA).
  4. 4 Absolute change significantly different (P < 0.05) between the IFCR-L and IFCR-F group (Repeated-measures ANOVA).