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Table 2 Body weight, waist circumference and fruit intake before and after intervention

From: Effect of fruit restriction on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes – a randomized trial

  High-fruit Low-fruit Differences between groups
  Before After Before After Means (CI 95%) p-value
Body weight (kg) † 92.4 ± 2.9 89.9 ± 3.0* 91.2 ± 3.0 89.6 ± 2.9* −0.9 (−2.2 to 0.4) 0.18
Waist circumference (cm) 103 ± 2 99 ± 2* 107 ± 2 103 ± 2* −1.2 (−3.0 to 0.5) 0.17
Fruit intake (grams) 194 ± 15 319 ± 24* 186 ± 15 135 ± 7* 175 (119 to 232) < 0.0001
  1. * Significant difference between before and after.
  2. † Body weight: high-fruit (n = 32), low-fruit (n = 31), waist circumference: high-fruit (n = 27), low-fruit (n = 22), fruit intake: high-fruit (n = 32), low-fruit (n = 31).