Table 5

Weight loss, fat loss and lean loss over 12 weeks (mean ± standard error).

Completers

Responders

Control

Prolibra

Control

Prolibra


Number of subjects

28

31

19

23

Weight loss (kg)

3.24 ± 0.47#

3.82 ± 0.55#

4.56 ± 0.41#

5.20 ± 0.47#

% Increase total body water

0.50 ± 0.59NS

1.21 ± 0.51#

1.00 ± 0.52NS

1.40 ± 0.66#

Decrease in REE (kCal)

76 ± 52NS

40 ± 38NS

147 ± 69#

37 ± 60NS

Centimeters lost (waist)

5.34 ± 0.97#

6.22 ± 0.84#

6.15 ± 1.20#

7.42 ± 0.86#

Centimeters lost (hip)

4.90 ± 0.84#

4.20 ± 1.55#

5.41 ± 1.04#

4.47 ± 2.03#

Fat mass lost (kg)

1.62 ± 0.33#*

2.81 ± 0.38#*

2.11 ± 0.44#*

3.63 ± 0.40#*

Lean mass lost (kg)

1.55 ± 0.39#

0.75 ± 0.34#

2.41 ± 0.44#*

1.07 ± 0.37#*


# statistically significant (P < 0.05) result within group.

* statistically significant (P < 0.05) result between group.

NS Not significant

Frestedt et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:8   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-5-8

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