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Table 1 Baseline nutrient intakes and body composition status

From: Prediction of body fat loss in relation to change in nutrient intake among housewives participating in the MyBFF@home study

Variables Intervention group
(n = 137)
Mean (sd)
Control group
(n = 118)
Mean (sd)
p value
Total energy intake (kcal / day) 1476.01 (508.83) 1569.23(517.87) 0.148
Carbohydrate (g/day) % 199.22 (68.63)
(55%)
209.11 (78.29)
(53%)
0.237
Protein (g /day) % 55.84 (20.89), (15%) 61.24 (20.83) (16%) 0.040*
Fat (g / day) % 49.35 (21.23)
(30%)
53.31 (19.84)
(31%)
0.127
Dietary fiber (g / day) 5.58 (3.83) 5.52 (3.17) 0.886
Calcium (mg / day) 415.39 (217.07) 478.03 (270.82) 0.042*
Folate (mg / day) 60.13 (56.37) 80.62 (42.25) 0.941
Iron (mg / day) 12.77 (6.63) 13.35 (6.24) 0.470
Vitamin C (mg / day) 62.53 (59.50) 71.13 (65.97) 0.275
Body fat (g) 34.87 (9.00) 32.79 (7.82) 0.037*
Body fat (%) 45.18 (4.86) 44.59 (4.79) 0.329
Body weight 75.99 (11.25) 72.61 (11.49) 0.018*
  1. *Significant at p value < 0.05