Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Impact of a 6-Month Micronutrient-Dense Plant-Rich Nutrition Intervention on Health and Well-Being at the Worksite

Table 1

Mean and SD anthropometric and physiological measures of variables pre- and post-intervention.

Biometric measurementStatistical significanceTime pointnMean ± SDCI, 95 %ParametricNonparametric
Cohen’s drz

Weight (kg)F(2, 78) = 19.81, , Time 1 different1-2406.6 ± 4.35.2, 7.91.51−0.8−5.2
1–3406.7 ± 9.22.7, 8.60.72−0.5−3.3
2-340−0.9 ± 6.9−3.1, 1.30.130.10.6

Waist (cm)F(2, 72) = 40.914, , Time 1 different1-2372.7 ± 2.02.0, 3.41.36−0.8−4.9
1–3372.8 ± 2.52.0, 3.71.11−0.8−4.6
2-3370.1 ± 1.8−0.5, 0.70.06−0.02−0.1

Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)F(2, 76) = 2.413, , no change1-2394.0 ± 11.40.3, 7.70.35−0.3−2.0
1–3390.7 ± 13.3−3.7, 5.00.05−0.05−0.3
2-339−3.3 ± 14.4−8.0, 1.40.230.21.4

Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)F(2, 76) = 1.306, , no change1-2392.3 ± 8.5−0.5 < mu < 5.00.27−0.3−1.7
1–3391.5 ± 8.4−1.3 < mu < 4.20.18−0.2−1.2
2-339−0.8 ± 9.9−4.0 < mu < 2.4040.080.080.5

Total cholesterol (mg/dL)F(2, 70) = 19.09, , Time 1 different1-23620.1 ± 20.313.2 < mu < 26.90.99−0.8−4.7
1–33617.8 ± 24.29.6 < mu < 26.00.73−0.6−3.8
2-336−2.2 ± 19.1−9.7 < mu < 4.20.120.10.6

HDL (mg/dL)F(2, 70) = 4.005, , Time 1 different1-2363.4 ± 9.00.4 < mu < 6.50.38−0.5−2.7
1–3363.6 ± 8.20.8 < mu < 6.40.44−0.4−2.4
2-3360.2 ± 8.8−2.8 < mu < 3.10.020.10.7

LDL (mg/dL)F(2, 56) = 10.087, , Time 1 different1-22914.1 ± 17.77.4, 20.90.8−0.7−3.6
1–32913.1 ± 21.35.0, 21.20.62−0.6−3.0
2-329−1.3 ± 17.5−7.7, 5.60.070.10.5

Cholesterol: HDL ratioF(2, 66) = 0.121, , no change1-2340.1 ± 1.4−0.4, 0.60.06−0.2−1.2
1–3340.1 ± 1.3−0.4, 0.60.07−0.2−1.0
2-3340.01 ± 1.0−0.4, 0.40.01−0.01−0.04

Glucose (mg/dL)F(2, 70) = 6.995, , Time 1 different1-2369.1 ± 10.65.5, 12.60.86−0.7−4.2
1–3363.7 ± 16.2−1.8, 9.20.23−0.3−1.8
2-336−5.3 ± 16.3−10.8, 0.20.330.42.2

Triglycerides (mg/dL)F(2, 68) = 0.418, , no change1-2359.7 ± 55.8−9.5, 28.90.17−0.2−1.0
1–335−0.3 ± 78.1−27.2, 26.500.10.6
2-335−10.0 ± 84.3−39.0, 18.90.120.31.5

HbA1c (%)Paired samples t (39) = 2.689, 1–3400.1 ± 0.30.1, 0.20.43−0.6−3.5

Values of n are for numbers of participants who completed biometric and wellness measures at all 3 time points.

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