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Table 2 Mean dietary intake during control (weeks 0-12) and experimental phase (weeks 12-24) for both groups

From: Effect of α-lipoic acid and exercise training on cardiovascular disease risk in obesity with impaired glucose tolerance

  Week 0 Week 6 Week 11 Week 12 Week 18 Week 24
α-lipoic acid + exercise group (n = 12)       
Total energy (kcal) 1884 (466) 1909 (472) 1892 (616) 1838 (306) 1965 (366) 2002 (324)
Carbohydrate (g) 223 (70) 219 (67) 215 (77) 205(67) 225(65) 227 (58)
Protein (g) 85 (21) 82 (17) 80 (17) 80 (17) 82 (14) 90 (16)
Total fat (g) 71 (24) 74 (25) 74 (33) 71 (14) 78 (14) 74 (17)
Saturated fat (g) 25 (12) 27 (12) 28 (15) 25 (9) 26 (11) 26 (10)
PUFA (g) 13 (3) 13 (5) 12 (4) 13 (6) 15 (6) 14 (5)
MUFA (g) 23 (8) 23 (7) 23 (8) 22 (5) 24 (5) 24 (5)
Cholesterol (mg) 304 (129) 298 (161) 290 (159) 265 (174) 329 (114) 312 (133)
Alcohol (g) 11 (18) 10 (16) 10(16) 7 (13) 5 (13) 8 (17)
α-lipoic acid only group (n = 12)       
Total energy (kcal) 2525 (982) 2684 (1088) 2506 (855) 2525 (982) 2684 (1088) 2506 (855)
Carbohydrate (g) 293 (139) 331 (139) 320 (100) 293 (139) 331 (139) 320 (100)
Protein (g) 104 (51) 112 (65) 95 (32) 104 (51) 112 (65) 95 (32)
Total fat (g) 101 (40) 107 (46) 94 (49) 101 (41) 107 (46) 94 (49)
Saturated fat (g) 34 (16) 38 (19) 35 (22) 34 (16) 38 (19) 35 (22)
PUFA (g) 19 (11) 19 (12) 15 (10) 19 (11) 19 (12) 15 (10)
MUFA (g) 34 (14) 33 (14) 29 (11) 34 (14) 33 (14) 29 (11)
Cholesterol (mg) 299 (221) 255 (175) 249 (177) 299 (221) 255 (175) 249 (177)
Alcohol (g) 2 (6) 11 (41) 9 (22) 2 (6) 11 (41) 9 (22)
  1. Values are means ± SD.