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Table 2 Baseline demographic and clinical details for all participants randomized to the high protein (HP) or high fiber (HFib) diets

From: Comparison of high protein and high fiber weight-loss diets in women with risk factors for the metabolic syndrome: a randomized trial

  HP HFib
n 42 41
Age (years)a 40.5 (12.7) 43.4 (9.6)
BMI (kg/m2)a 33.7 (4.9) 34.2 (4.8)
Weight (kg)a 91.5 (15.8) 92.9 (15.3)
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)a 126 (16) 124 (14)
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)a 80 (10) 80 (10)
Triglycerides (mmol/L)a 1.47 (0.76) 1.42 (0.62)
HDL Cholesterol (mmol/L)a 1.24 (0.27) 1.28 (0.25)
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L)b 5.0 (3.8, 12.6) 4.9 (3.9, 6.1)
Insulin resistantc 9 (21) 8 (20)
Metabolic syndromed 8 (19) 8 (20)
  1. a mean (SD), b geometric mean (min, max), all other values are n (%); c McAuley Index ≤ 6.3 Gffm/I; d International Diabetes Federation definition