Table 2—

Body weight and dietary intake after 4 weeks of HGI or LGI diets: results of 7-day dietary records

HGI dietLGI diet
Body weight (kg)92.4 ± 2.592.7 ± 2.5
BMI (kg/m2)30.8 ± 1.231.0 ± 1.2
Energy (kcal)2,291 ± 2122,222 ± 124
Carbohydrates (g)217 ± 21200 ± 14
Protein (g)114 ± 7115 ± 6
Fat (g)95 ± 1092 ± 5
Fibers (g)21 ± 3a34 ± 3b
Alcohol (g)21 ± 318 ± 5
Estimated GI (%)*71.3 ± 1.3a39.0 ± 1.0b
  • Data are means ± SE (n = 11).

  • *

    * GI scale (glucose = 100). Values followed by different superscripts for a row are significantly different at P < 0.0001, LGI versus HGI diet (Student’s t test for paired values).