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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.