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Table 2—

Summary of daily nutrient intake

Obese subjectsLean subjectsP value*
Energy intake (kcal) 2,430.3 ± 141.5; 2,345.0 (1,633.2–3,449.5) 2,369.7 ± 527.5; 2,350.0 (1,662.8–3,058.4) 0.734 
Protein (g) 92.0 ± 5.3; 96.0 (59.6–118.4) 90.7 ± 4.4; 91.5 (63.8–118.5) 0.852 
Carbohydrates (g) 323.9 ± 21.5; 302.5 (203.0–465.2) 329.6 ± 15.6; 322.0 (242.4–430.6) 0.831 
Fat (g) 88.2 ± 5.2; 85.0 (62.8–112.7) 80.5 ± 4.6; 79.0 (52.5–114.4) 0.276 
Percent of calories from protein (%) 15.3 ± 0.5; 15.3 (12.4–18.9) 15.4 ± 0.4; 15.5 (12.6–18.0) 0.881 
Percent of calories from carbohydrate (%) 52.8 ± 0.9; 51.8 (48.6–58.2) 55.7 ± 0.8; 55.2 (50.9–61.8) 0.009 
Percent of calories from fat (%) 32.9 ± 0.8; 33.7 (27.8–37.4) 30.4 ± 0.7; 30.4 (25.0–34.8) 0.022 
Unadjusted for energy intake    
    Magnesium (mg) 286.4 ± 18.3; 280.0 (168.8–389.9) 327.7 ± 16.6; 307.5 (242.7–441.2) 0.102 
    Potassium (mg) 2,938.3 ± 206.3; 2,810.2 (1,742.6–4,028.2) 3,153.0 ± 186.9; 3,242.2 (2,179.1–4,324.8) 0.424 
    Calcium (mg) 1,151.8 ± 104.0; 1,001.7 (636.4–1,761.2) 1,149.4 ± 71.8; 1,250.7 (694.8–1,531.1) 0.985 
    Phosphorus (mg) 1,592.5 ± 106.3; 1,587.7 (965.8–2,192.3) 1,542.6 ± 76.1; 1,587.8 (1,107.5–1,935.3) 0.704 
    Sodium (mg) 2,908.7 ± 155.5; 2,842.0 (2,078.4–4,033.2) 2,840.6 ± 133.6; 2,842.0 (2,078.4–4,033.2) 0.741 
    Fiber (g) 17.4 ± 1.1; 17.3 (11.2–24.9) 20.5 ± 1.3; 19.9 (13.9–28.8) 0.095 
Adjusted for energy intake    
    Magnesium (mg/kcal) 0.12 ± 0.004; 0.12 (0.09–0.14) 0.14 ± 0.004; 0.14 (0.12–0.16) 0.001 
    Potassium (mg/kcal) 1.21 ± 0.05; 1.18 (0.89–1.53) 1.32 ± 0.05; 1.28 (1.02–1.64) 0.143 
    Calcium (mg/kcal) 0.47 ± 0.03; 0.42 (0.31–0.64) 0.48 ± 0.02; 0.46 (0.38–0.61) 0.738 
    Phosphorus (mg/kcal) 0.66 ± 0.02; 0.65 (0.51–0.82) 0.65 ± 0.02; 0.65 (0.53–0.76) 0.823 
    Sodium (mg/kcal) 1.21 ± 0.03; 1.20 (1.07–1.38) 1.20 ± 0.03; 1.22 (1.00–1.42) 0.887 
    Fiber (g/kcal) 0.007 ± 0.0004; 0.007 (0.006–0.009) 0.009 ± 0.0003; 0.008 (0.007–0.011) 0.004 
Obese subjectsLean subjectsP value*
Energy intake (kcal) 2,430.3 ± 141.5; 2,345.0 (1,633.2–3,449.5) 2,369.7 ± 527.5; 2,350.0 (1,662.8–3,058.4) 0.734 
Protein (g) 92.0 ± 5.3; 96.0 (59.6–118.4) 90.7 ± 4.4; 91.5 (63.8–118.5) 0.852 
Carbohydrates (g) 323.9 ± 21.5; 302.5 (203.0–465.2) 329.6 ± 15.6; 322.0 (242.4–430.6) 0.831 
Fat (g) 88.2 ± 5.2; 85.0 (62.8–112.7) 80.5 ± 4.6; 79.0 (52.5–114.4) 0.276 
Percent of calories from protein (%) 15.3 ± 0.5; 15.3 (12.4–18.9) 15.4 ± 0.4; 15.5 (12.6–18.0) 0.881 
Percent of calories from carbohydrate (%) 52.8 ± 0.9; 51.8 (48.6–58.2) 55.7 ± 0.8; 55.2 (50.9–61.8) 0.009 
Percent of calories from fat (%) 32.9 ± 0.8; 33.7 (27.8–37.4) 30.4 ± 0.7; 30.4 (25.0–34.8) 0.022 
Unadjusted for energy intake    
    Magnesium (mg) 286.4 ± 18.3; 280.0 (168.8–389.9) 327.7 ± 16.6; 307.5 (242.7–441.2) 0.102 
    Potassium (mg) 2,938.3 ± 206.3; 2,810.2 (1,742.6–4,028.2) 3,153.0 ± 186.9; 3,242.2 (2,179.1–4,324.8) 0.424 
    Calcium (mg) 1,151.8 ± 104.0; 1,001.7 (636.4–1,761.2) 1,149.4 ± 71.8; 1,250.7 (694.8–1,531.1) 0.985 
    Phosphorus (mg) 1,592.5 ± 106.3; 1,587.7 (965.8–2,192.3) 1,542.6 ± 76.1; 1,587.8 (1,107.5–1,935.3) 0.704 
    Sodium (mg) 2,908.7 ± 155.5; 2,842.0 (2,078.4–4,033.2) 2,840.6 ± 133.6; 2,842.0 (2,078.4–4,033.2) 0.741 
    Fiber (g) 17.4 ± 1.1; 17.3 (11.2–24.9) 20.5 ± 1.3; 19.9 (13.9–28.8) 0.095 
Adjusted for energy intake    
    Magnesium (mg/kcal) 0.12 ± 0.004; 0.12 (0.09–0.14) 0.14 ± 0.004; 0.14 (0.12–0.16) 0.001 
    Potassium (mg/kcal) 1.21 ± 0.05; 1.18 (0.89–1.53) 1.32 ± 0.05; 1.28 (1.02–1.64) 0.143 
    Calcium (mg/kcal) 0.47 ± 0.03; 0.42 (0.31–0.64) 0.48 ± 0.02; 0.46 (0.38–0.61) 0.738 
    Phosphorus (mg/kcal) 0.66 ± 0.02; 0.65 (0.51–0.82) 0.65 ± 0.02; 0.65 (0.53–0.76) 0.823 
    Sodium (mg/kcal) 1.21 ± 0.03; 1.20 (1.07–1.38) 1.20 ± 0.03; 1.22 (1.00–1.42) 0.887 
    Fiber (g/kcal) 0.007 ± 0.0004; 0.007 (0.006–0.009) 0.009 ± 0.0003; 0.008 (0.007–0.011) 0.004 

Data are means ± SE; median (10th to 90th percentile).

*

By ANOVA.

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