Table 1: Baseline characteristics and dietary intakes of included subjects.

High ()Low ()

BMI (kg/m2)26.61 ± 4.0924.56 ± 4.39
Smokers (n)60% (9/15)60% (9/15)
Dyslipidaemic subjects (n)67% (10/15)53% (8/15)
Kcal/day1959 ± 2391873 ± 702
Carbohydrates (g/day)236 ± 51218 ± 76
Protein (g/day)70 ± 1372 ± 27
Lipid (g/day)75 ± 1176 ± 27

High (4200 g/week) or low (800 g/week) vegetable consumption. BMI: body mass index. Data are expressed as mean ± SD.