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Table 2 Mean ± SD of three days dietary records before the intervention (n = 76) and the estimated possible range of intake according to the low energy diet and vegetables allowed during the intervention

From: Effect of low energy diet for eight weeks to adults with overweight or obesity on folate, retinol, vitamin B12, D and E status and the degree of inflammation: a post hoc analysis of a randomized intervention trial

  Before intervention During intervention
Energy intake, kJ 10,238 ± 3247 3259–3637
Protein, g 98 ± 32 83–92
Fat, g 101 ± 38 15–20
Carbohydrates, g 295 ± 93 76–102
Alcohol, g 4 ± 12 0
Folate, μg 351 ± 127 932–1098
Vitamin B12, μg 6.1 ± 3.0 4.7a
Vitamin A, RE 1025 ± 740 1167–1407
Vitamin D, μg 4.7 ± 5.6 8.7a
Vitamin E, α-TE 9.6 ± 4.1 7.8–8.4
  1. aequal content in all Nupo® sachets. RE: retinol equivalents; α-TE: α-tocopherol equivalents