Table 2

Mean weight and median macronutrient intakes/day at baseline and 2 years for the 78 women who went through menopause and by group (intervention and control)

Intervention (n = 44)Control (n = 34)
Baseline2 yrBaseline2 yr
Weight (kg)a62.7 (6.5)62.8 (6.9)66.4 (7.4)67.3 (8.4)
Total calories (kcal)b1626 (560)1466 (506)1617 (647)1423 (582)
Fat (g)b57 (28)31 (20)60 (43)50 (26)
Saturated fat (g)b21 (10)11 (8)22 (17)18 (11)
Carbohydrates (g)b206 (68)209 (98)193 (69)184 (93)
Protein (g)b58 (19)62 (22)66 (21)67 (22)
Fibre (g)b19 (9)19 (8)16 (8)18 (6)
Cholesterol (mg)b229 (103)130 (67)225 (154)197 (131)
  • a Values shown are means and (SD).

  • b Values shown are medians and (interquartile range).