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Table 3 Results of Body Composition

From: Minimal effective dose of lactic-fermented egg white on visceral fat in Japanese men: a double-blind parallel-armed pilot study

   Intake Periods (Weeks) Change (%)
0 8  
Body weight (kg) Control 80.3 ± 2.8 80.7 ± 2.8 101 ± 1
LAFEW 6 g 76.6 ± 2.5 76.8 ± 2.3 100 ± 1
LAFEW 8 g 83.6 ± 3.7 83.2 ± 4.2 100 ± 1
BMI Control 26.6 ± 0.9 26.7 ± 0.9 101 ± 1
LAFEW 6 g 26.3 ± 0.8 26.3 ± 0.7 100 ± 1
LAFEW 8 g 28.5 ± 1.5 28.4 ± 1.7 100 ± 1
Waist (cm) Control 95.6 ± 2.1 95.2 ± 2.4 99.6 ± 0.8
LAFEW 6 g 93.8 ± 1.5 92.8 ± 1.8 99.0 ± 0.6
LAFEW 8 g 98.5 ± 1.7 97.0 ± 2.1 98.4 ± 0.8
Total fat area (cm2) Control 315 ± 42 316 ± 44 101 ± 3
LAFEW 6 g 310 ± 15 317 ± 16 103 ± 3
LAFEW 8 g 365 ± 37 358 ± 38 98.0 ± 2.7
Subcutaneous fat area (cm2) Control 179 ± 17 179 ± 17 100 ± 1
LAFEW 6 g 160 ± 18 168 ± 20 104 ± 2
LAFEW 8 g 223 ± 26 230 ± 29 103 ± 3
Visceral fat area (cm2) Control 137 ± 28 137 ± 29 102 ± 8
LAFEW 6 g 149 ± 18 149 ± 16 101 ± 4
LAFEW 8 g 141 ± 14 128 ± 15* 89.9 ± 3.8
Visceral fat/Subcutaneous fat Control 0.753 ± 0.115 0.743 ± 0.100 101 ± 8
LAFEW 6 g 1.03 ± 0.19 0.994 ± 0.189 96.4 ± 1.9
LAFEW 8 g 0.647 ± 0.051 0.577 ± 0.064* 88.2 ± 4.5
  1. Mean±SE of 5 (Control), 7 (LAFEW 6g), or 6 (LAFEW 8g)
  2. Control: Control group, LAFEW 6g: LAFEW 6g group, LAFEW 8g: LAFEW 8g group
  3. *p<0.05 vs. 0weeks by paired t-test
  4. LAFEW Lactic-fermented egg white