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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants (Mean ± SD, unless indicated)

From: Effects of weight loss during a very low carbohydrate diet on specific adipose tissue depots and insulin sensitivity in older adults with obesity: a randomized clinical trial

Variable LFD
(n = 15)
VLCD
(n = 19)
Race: (% Caucasian/African-American) 83/17 92/8
Sex: (% Male/Female) 31/69 38/62
Age (yrs) 70.1 ± 2.5 70.3 ± 3.7
Body mass index (kg/m2) 34.7 ± 3.8 34.0 ± 3.4
Weight (kg) 96.8 ± 30.9 93.7 ± 15.1
Fat mass (kg) 40.3 ± 7.5 42.4 ± 9.6
Lean mass (kg) 47.3 ± 7.2 50.3 ± 1.2
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