Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Nuts Improve Diet Quality Compared to Other Energy-Dense Snacks While Maintaining Body Weight

Table 1

Subjects’ characteristics for the total, hazelnut group, chocolate group, control group, and potato crisp group at baseline.

VariableTotal n = 118
mean (SD)
Hazelnut group n = 32
mean (SD)
Chocolate group n = 31
mean (SD)
Control group n = 29
mean (SD)
Potato crisp group n = 26
mean (SD)

Age (years)37.4 (14.0)38.9 (14.3)38.2 (13.9)36.1 (15.2)35.9 (12.8)
Height (cm)171.0 (9.4)170.8 (8.9)171.0 (10.4)171.7 (9.6)170.3 (9.2)
Weight (kg)69.5 (11.4)72.0 (11.1)69.2 (13.0)67.3 (9.5)69.5 (11.6)
BMI (kg/m2)23.8 (3.0)24.6 (2.8)23.6 (3.3)22.9 (2.8)23.9 (3.0)
Body fat (%)26.9 (10.2)28.1 (10.3)26.7 (9.5)25.8 (9.9)26.9 (11.4)
Waist circumference (cm)80.7 (9.4)82.1 (8.5)80.2 (9.6)79.0 (8.8)81.7 (11.1)
Women, no. (%)63 (53%)17 (53%)16 (52%)17 (59%)13 (50%)