Table 2

Isocaloric low carbohydrate (CHO) vs. higher carbohydrate investigations

Reference

%CHO

%CHO

Wt. loss(kg) ± SEM

p


Low

High

Low CHO arm (no. subjects)

High CHO arm


Rabast et al (1978) [31]

10

68

14.0 ± 1.4 (25)

9.8 ± 1.0 (20)

0.10

Rabast et al (1981) [32]

12

70

12.5 ± 0.9 (7)

9.5 ± 0.7 (7)

<0.01

Golay, Allaz et al (1996) [33]

15

45

8.9 ± 0.6 (22)

7.5 ± 0.5 (21)

0.1

Golay, Eigenheer et al (1996) [34]

25

45

10.2 ± 0.7 (31)

8.6 ± 0.8 (37)

0.13

Piatti et al (1994) [35]

35

60

4.5 ± 0.4 (10)

6.4 ± 0.9 (15)

0.3

Layman et al (2003) [36]

44

59

7.5 ± 1.4 (12)

7.0 ± 1.4 (12)

0.8

Baba et al (1999) [38]

25

68

8.3 ± 0.7 (7)

6.0 ± 0.6 (6)

<0.05

Lean et al (1997) [37]

35

58

6.8 ± 0.8 (40)

5.6 ± 0.8 (42)

0.1

Young et al (1971) [39]

7

23

16.2 ± 0.9 (3)

11.9 ± 0.8 (3)

<0.05

Greene et al (2003) [40]

5

55

10.4 ± 2.1 (21)

7.7 ± 1.1 (21)

0.25


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