Table 2

Baseline characteristics by group (month 0)

LD

RD


Age (years)

40.7 ± 6.8

39.9 ± 7.2


Weight (kg)

99.5 ± 12.9

101.1 ± 12.8


BMI (kg/m2)

34.6 ± 3.1

34.4 ± 3.2


Body Fat (%)

45.9 ± 7.4

45.4 ± 7.2


Waist Circumference (cm)

101.6 ± 9.2

102.7 ± 9.6


Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)

125.2 ± 13.0

125.4 ± 12.8


Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)

82.1 ± 8.5

83.2 ± 9.1


Total Cholesterol (mg/dl)

201.3 ± 37.1

202.7 ± 35.1


HDL-Cholesterol (mg/dl)

52.7 ± 14.3

50.2 ± 12.3


LDL-Cholesterol (mg/dl)

118.5 ± 30.6

121.4 ± 31.4


Triglycerides (mg/dl)

150.5 ± 88.6

154.1 ± 88.3


Glucose (mg/dl)

94.0 ± 20.1

92.1 ± 8.8


Insulin (mcgIU/ml)

10.6 ± 7.2

10.3 ± 5.0


Values are means ± standard deviation. LD = low dairy; RD = recommended dairy. There were no significant differences between groups for any variable.

Zemel et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:28   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-5-28

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