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Table 3 Mean values for daily energy, carbohydrate, fat and protein intake for CONT, StructEx and PBPA at baseline and 24 weeks. Values are mean ± SD

From: Points-based physical activity: a novel approach to facilitate changes in body composition in inactive women with overweight and obesity

  CONT (n = 13) StructEx (n = 16) PBPA (n = 18) Interaction p value Effect size (η2p)
Baseline 24 weeks Baseline 24 weeks Baseline 24 weeks
Energy (kcal) b 2067 ± 339 1834 ± 346 2172 ± 553 2120 ± 665 2007 ± 441 1562 ± 525 0.054 0.122
CHO (g) b 258 ± 56.8 226.2 ± 54.4 266 ± 75.0 264 ± 93.6 252 ± 91.5 185 ± 60.9 0.059 0.121
FAT (g) a 77.6 ± 20.0 67.1 ± 19.1 79.3 ± 33.3 84.6 ± 33.9 79.0 ± 20.8 60.0 ± 25.6 c,d 0.047 0.130
PRO (g) b 79.2 ± 21.7 73.1 ± 19.6 84.1 ± 27.4 75.1 ± 17.6 73.3 ± 17.2 65.4 ± 25.1 0.929 0.003
% energy CHO 47.0 ± 7.5 46.2 ± 7.3 47.1 ± 10.9 47.9 ± 8.9 46.7 ± 7.5 44.8 ± 8.0 0.723 0.014
% energy FAT 33.5 ± 5.4 32.8 ± 5.7 32.5 ± 5.4 36.0 ± 6.5 35.3 ± 7.1 34.7 ± 8.6 0.255 0.060
% energy PRO 15.4 ± 3.7 15.9 ± 3.0 15.9 ± 3.92 15.0 ± 3.2 15.2 ± 4.3 16.8 ± 3.9 0.215 0.068
  1. CHO carbohydrate, FAT fat, PRO protein
  2. asignificant interaction; b significant time main effect
  3. csignificantly different to baseline; d, significantly different to StructEx