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Table 2 Nutrient composition of control (CON) and almond (ALM) dietsa

From: Almonds ameliorate glycemic control in Chinese patients with better controlled type 2 diabetes: a randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial

Nutrients CON (n = 33) ALM (n = 33) P-value b
 Calories (kcal) 1643.4 ± 133.6 1665.9 ± 153.8 0.420
 Crude protein (% of energy) 17.2 ± 1.6 17.5 ± 1.3 0.217
 Fat (% of energy) 29.2 ± 3.1 38.4 ± 3.5 <0.001
 Carbohydrate (% of energy) 55.7 ± 4.3 47.0 ± 3.4 <0.001
 PUFA (g) 22.3 ± 4.5 (12%) 22.0 ± 4.1 (12%) 0.918
 MUFA (g) 12.7 ± 3.3 (7%) 30.7 ± 4.0 (16%) <0.001
 SFA (g) 9.5 ± 2.6 (5%) 11.1 ± 3.3 (6%) 0.004
 Dietary fiber (g) 16.0 ± 2.9 22.1 ± 3.2 <0.001
 Cholesterol (mg) 125.1 ± 81.8 119.7 ± 72.2 0.696
 Magnesium (mg) 209.7 ± 32.0 340.5 ± 25.1 <0.001
 α-Tocopherol (mg) 7.0 ± 2.3 19.5 ± 1.7 <0.001
  1. aNutrients calculated using E-Kitchen software are presented as mean ± SD
  2. bMeans in the same row tested using Student’s t-test