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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of subjects

From: Eight weeks of supplementation with a multi-ingredient weight loss product enhances body composition, reduces hip and waist girth, and increases energy levels in overweight men and women

Variable Placebo (n = 18) METABO (n = 27)
Age (y) 34.9 ± 5.7 35.9 ± 5.9
Height (m) 1.72 ± 0.1 1.73 ± 0.1
Body mass (kg) 91.0 ± 25.1 94.3 ± 23.3
BMI (kg/m2) 30.8 ± 2.5 31.5 ± 2.3
Fat mass (kg) 32.56 ± 13.5 37.18 ± 14.9
Lean mass (kg) 50.47 ± 13.6 52.81 ± 13.5
Lean:fat ratio 1.78 ± 0.77 1.61 ± 0.65
Waist (cm) 104.6 ± 18.3 104.1 ± 15.3
Hip (cm) 113.6 ± 15.1 114.3 ± 13.4
Waist:hip ratio 0.92 ± 0.16 0.91 ± 0.13
Systolic BP (mm Hg) 119 ± 11 120 ± 10
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) 80 ± 5 78 ± 9
Resting HR (beats/min) 69 ± 8 70 ± 8
Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 91 ± 8 90 ± 8
  1. Values are mean ± SD.
  2. Key: BMI, body mass index (body mass in kg/height in m2), BP, blood pressure, HR, heart rate.