International Journal of Hypertension / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Consumption of High-Polyphenol Dark Chocolate Improves Endothelial Function in Individuals with Stage 1 Hypertension and Excess Body Weight

Table 2

Anthropometric parameters and percentage of body fat at baseline (week 0) and at the end of the study (week 4).

CharacteristicWeek 0
( )
Week 4
( )

Body weight (kg)84.80 ± 3.8884.63 ± 3.910.55
Body mass index (kg/m2)31.29 ± 1.1631.26 ± 1.190.83
Waist circumference (cm)94.30 ± 2.7394.07 ± 2.830.59
Hip circumference (cm)110.70 ± 2.50110.65 ± 2.490.85
Waist-to-hip ratio0.85 ± 0.140.85 ± 0.150.79
Body fat (%)36.59 ± 1.4536.46 ± 1.410.69

Values are expressed as mean ± standard error.

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