Table 5

Reductions in anthropometric measures during weight loss by group (months 0–3)

L D

RD


Weight (kg)

11.2 ± 3.3

11.2 ± 3.8


BMI (kg/m2)

3.9 ± 1.1

3.8 ± 1.3


Body Fat (%)

4.6 ± 2.9

4.1 ± 3.0


Body Fat (kg)

8.5 ± 3.2

8.2 ± 3.2


Trunk Fat (kg)

4.7 ± 2.1

4.8 ± 2.1


Lean mass (kg)

2.7 ± 2.1

3.0 ± 2.3


Waist Circumference (cm)

7.9 ± 3.3

7.5 ± 4.3


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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