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Table 2 Macronutrient composition by group during weight maintenance.

From: Comparison of a reduced carbohydrate and reduced fat diet for LDL, HDL, and VLDL subclasses during 9-months of weight maintenance subsequent to weight loss

 

4-Months

6-Months

12-Months

Reduced Carb (n = 21)

   

   Energy Intake (kJ)

5415 ± 411

6524 ± 411

6774 ± 458*

   Carbohdyrates (g)

76 ± 9

101 ± 9

104 ± 10*

   Fat (g)

70 ± 7

83 ± 7

90 ± 8*

   Protein (g)

90 ± 8

100 ± 8

95 ± 9

Reduced Fat (n = 14)

   

   Energy Intake (kJ)

7048 ± 620

7457 ± 620

6500 ± 771

   Carbohdyrates (g)

224 ± 18

231 ± 18

207 ± 23

   Fat (g)

52 ± 7

58 ± 7

52 ± 9

   Protein (g)

87 ± 7

89 ± 7

76 ± 9

  1. Mean ± SE. Means are adjusted means.
  2. *Indicates a significant difference within the Reduced Carbohydrate group over time. Changes were not significant over time for the Reduced Fat group.
  3. Indicates a significant difference from the Reduced Fat group.