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Table 5 Effect oftheCORE and CQR-300 on body weight, BMI, and Body fat

From: The effect of Cissus quadrangularis (CQR-300) and a Cissus formulation (CORE) on obesity and obesity-induced oxidative stress

  Group 1 BMI>30 Placebo (2100 Kcal/day diet) Group 2 BMI>30 CORE (no dietary restriction) Group 3 BMI>30 CORE (2100 Kcal/day diet) Group 4 BMI>30 CQR-300 (2100 Kcal/day diet) Group 5 BMI 24–29.9 CORE (no dietary restriction)
Time (weeks) T = 0 T = 6 T = 0 T = 8 T = 0 T = 8 T = 0 T = 6 T = 0 T = 8
Weight (kg) 112.4 ± 2.6 113.6 ± 2.0 (1.1) 95.8 ± 11.8 89.2 ± 9.2 (6.9)* 95.3 ± 14.6 87.2 ± 8.9 (8.5)** 118.6 ± 3.8 113.8 ± 2.5 (4.0)* 76.3 ± 6.8 72.5 ± 4.7 (5.0)*
BMI (kg/m2) 38.1 ± 1.1 38.0 ± 0.9 37.7 ± 6.3 34.6 ± 8.6 37.5 ± 4.7 33.8 ± 6.9 38.8 ± 1.0 36.7 ± 3.4 27.3 ± 2.5 26.3 ± 3.0
Body fat (%) 43.6 ± 1.6 42.8 ± 2.1 46.5 ± 3.1 43.7 ± 2.4 48.1 ± 4.4 44.3 ± 2.1 44.3 ± 5.4 42.1 ± 3.6 35.9 ± 2.2 34.2 ± 3.0
  1. Values are means ± SE.
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, compared to placebo,p < 0.01 compared to CQR-300 (Group 4), () = percentage change in weight.