Table 4—

Changes in dietary intake during the study period

Dietary intakePlaceboCLAt10c12 CLA
n151513
Energy (kcal)
 Baseline2,386 ± 8322,018 ± 5382,178 ± 593
 8 weeks2,405 ± 9911,947 ± 2961,905 ± 573
P0.920.710.20
Fat (g)
 Baseline70 ± 2956 ± 1761 ± 16
 8 weeks72 ± 3159 ± 1254 ± 15
P0.820.740.36
Carbohydrates (g)
 Baseline296 ± 127246 ± 67259 ± 64
 8 weeks299 ± 64230 ± 37232 ± 69
P0.800.490.30
Protein (g)
 Baseline137 ± 49130 ± 12143 ± 56
 8 weeks135 ± 63120 ± 6119 ± 53
P0.970.600.24
P/S*
 Baseline0.360.420.44
 8 weeks0.390.490.47
P0.340.250.85
  • Data are means ± SD. P values represent paired t tests. Data are based on subjects with two completed food records (n=42). There were no differences between groups (all P values for unpaired t tests >0.2; data not shown.

  • *

    * Amount of total polyunsaturated fats divided by saturated fats.