Table 2—

Dietary composition and nutrient intake in the weight reduction and weight maintenance groups

Weight reduction (n = 20)
Weight maintenance (n = 15)
06 weeks14–16 weeks06 weeks14–16 weeks
Total energy (kJ)9,782 ± 4386,143 ± 363*6,979 ± 312*10,246 ± 6349,914 ± 7059,738 ± 397
Fat (g)102 ± 555 ± 7*67 ± 6*99 ± 8103 ± 9103 ± 6
Fat (% energy)37 ± 126 ± 2*35 ± 335 ± 237 ± 139 ± 2
Carbohydrate (g)218 ± 11177 ± 9159 ± 13245 ± 21234 ± 21220 ± 13
Carbohydrate (% energy)37 ± 248 ± 2*39 ± 440 ± 239 ± 238 ± 2
Protein (g)112 ± 574 ± 583 ± 5121 ± 6112 ± 9114 ± 6
Protein (% energy)19 ± 121 ± 120 ± 120 ± 119 ± 120 ± 1
Alcohol (g)23 ± 712 ± 414 ± 417 ± 415 ± 512 ± 5
Alcohol (% energy)10 ± 55 ± 16 ± 15 ± 14 ± 24 ± 1
Glycemic index56 ± 257 ± 254 ± 252 ± 557 ± 158 ± 1
Glycemic load124 ± 1089 ± 794 ± 7134 ± 14129 ± 10132 ± 9
  • Data are means ± SEM.

  • *

    * Significant differences in the weight loss group at 6 week and during weight stabilization period (14–16 weeks) relative to weight maintenance group were analyzed using general linear modeling: P < 0.001;

  • Significant differences in the weight loss group at 6 week and during weight stabilization period (14–16 weeks) relative to weight maintenance group were analyzed using general linear modeling: P < 0.01.