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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the subjects at baseline: MS markers, daily energy expenditure, physical activity index and food intakes.

From: Blood lipids and adipokines concentrations during a 6-month nutritional and physical activity intervention for metabolic syndrome treatment

  Mean ± SE Minimum Maximum
Age (years) 62,9 ± 6,9 52 79
Weight (kg) 85,6 ± 10,3 62,8 106,6
MS parameters    
   BMI (kg/m2) 30,4 ± 3,8 24,3 36,9
   Waist circumference (cm) 105,07 ± 7,39 93 119
   Blood Pressure (mmHg) 137/83 ± 11/5 120/80 155/95
   Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1,68 ± 1,15 0,9 5,1
   HDL (mmol/l) 1,44 ± 0,42 0,86 2,3
   Glycaemia (mmol/l) 6,15 ± 1,86 4,5 11
Basal Metabolic Rate 1625,9 ± 177,8 1171,1 1927,2
Physical Activity Index 1,22 ± 0,09 1,06 1,38
Daily Energy Expenditure (kcal/d) 1983,3 ± 228,7 1347,2 2277,2
Daily Energy Intake (kcal/d) 2072,8 ± 556,3 1562,0 2742,7
Daily Energy Intake (kcal/kg/d) 23,8 ± 6,5 16,9 31,9
Percentage of each macronutriments in the food   
   % Carbohydrates 39,19 ± 5,55 34,98 47,06
of which % Fast carboydrates 13,85 ± 5,32 5,37 23,84
   % Lipids 44,53 ± 4,66 37,86 53,97
   % Proteins 16,31 ± 1,5 14,05 19,18
Protein intake (g/kg/d) 0,91 ± 0,26 0,63 1,23