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Table 4 Dietary data of men and women before and after a 21-day traditional or modified Daniel Fast

From: Both a traditional and modified Daniel Fast improve the cardio-metabolic profile in men and women

Variable Traditional Modified
Time Pre Post Pre Post
Kilocalories 2070.3 ± 211.9 1141.1 ± 74.2* 1977.5 ± 186.7 1523.0 ± 203.8*
Protein (g)*** 69.8 ± 5.3** 35.9 ± 2.7* 73.4 ± 9.7** 66.4 ± 6.8*
Protein (%)*** 13.9 ± 0.5** 12.6 ± 0.7 15.1 ± 1.6** 18.5 ± 1.2
Carbohydrate (g) 256.6 ± 24.5 176.3 ± 13.0* 264.8 ± 31.7 206.2 ± 33.3*
Carbohydrate (%) 50.3 ± 2.0 62.3 ± 2.5 52.7 ± 2.3 53.9 ± 4.0
Fiber (g) 19.9 ± 2.0 26.8 ± 2.0* 18.5 ± 2.0 30.8 ± 4.4*
Fiber-soluble (g) 0.9 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4* 1.3 ± 0.6 2.6 ± 0.8*
Sugar (g) 86.6 ± 9.7 53.9 ± 6.5* 110.4 ± 18.5 62.5 ± 7.4*
Fat (g) 84.2 ± 11.5 37.0 ± 3.9* 68.5 ± 8.0 43.8 ± 6.0*
Fat (%) 35.6 ± 1.7 28.5 ± 2.2* 31.5 ± 2.5 26.3 ± 2.1*
SFA (g) 25.9 ± 3.8 6.4 ± 0.7* 20.2 ± 2.6 7.4 ± 1.1*
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 21.3 ± 4.8 11.3 ± 1.8 15.3 ± 2.6 16.0 ± 2.4
PUFA (g) 9.7 ± 1.9 6.4 ± 0.8 9.2 ± 1.6 8.7 ± 1.2
Trans Fat (g) 3.1 ± 1.9 0.1 ± 0.1 1.7 ± 0.6 0.3 ± 0.2
Omega 3 (g) 0.6 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 0.5 ± 0.2 0.7 ± 0.1
Omega 6 (g) 7.8 ± 1.9 4.9 ± 0.7 5.9 ± 1.0 5.2 ± 0.7
Cholesterol (mg) 258.0 ± 38.0 12.3 ± 5.0* 219.0 ± 25.3 68.3 ± 11.5*
Vitamin C (mg) 44.9 ± 5.1 112.1 ± 21.7* 59.0 ± 12.0 109.7 ± 18.2*
Vitamin E (mg) 6.1 ± 1.2 5.4 ± 0.9 4.9 ± 0.9 7.2 ± 1.3
Vitamin A (RE) 208.8 ± 78.7 781.1 ± 155.8* 204.1 ± 49.5 584.3 ± 165.6*
Selenium (μg) 40.7 ± 5.2** 21.4 ± 2.8* 52.4 ± 8.5** 41.2 ± 5.4*
Calcium (mg) 583.6 ± 91.8** 251.4 ± 18.7* 700.2 ± 46.1** 464.4 ± 56.1*
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SEM.
  2. * Indicates significant difference from pre to post (p < 0.05).
  3. ** Indicates significant difference between groups (p < 0.05).
  4. *** Indicates significant interaction (p < 0.05).
  5. No other statistically significant difference noted (p > 0.05).