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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of both intervention groups

From: Nutrient adequacy during weight loss interventions: a randomized study in women comparing the dietary intake in a meal replacement group with a traditional food group

Variable TFG (n = 35) MRG (n = 35)
Age (years) 39.79 (6.1)* 36.7 (6.3)*
Weight (kilograms, kg) 78.9 (10.6) 79.2 (7.4)
BMI (kg/m2) 29.5 (3.1) 29.1 (2.4)
Body Fat (%) 47.9 (7.9)* 44.6 (5.8)*
Waist Circumference (cm) 90.1 (6.6) 89.7 (7.2)
REE (calculated) 1483.6 (126.5) 1505.8 (78.7)
  1. * Significant differences (p < 0.05) between groups at baseline
  2. Mean ± (standard deviation)
  3. TFG = Traditional Food Group; MRG = Meal Replacement Group