Table 5: Comparison of intake of energy, bread and milk, before and during the last three weeks of the intervention.

Measured before the interventionRecommended during the intervention
All subjectsSubjects with IBSSubjects without IBS
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Energy (kJ)10,458 (3890)6811,778 (4377)199949 (3601)493765
Intake of milk (ml)276 (0–1791)68304 (5–1791)19276 (0–1422)49450
Intake of bread (g)156 (24–338)68170 (54–338)19165 (24–276)49144

Results are given as mean (standard deviation) or median (range) depending on the distribution. The food intake before the intervention was registered with food frequency questionnaires and is presented next to the specific recommendations, given the last three weeks of the intervention.