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Table 2 Frequency of food intake stratified by protein content and associated with protein dietary supplements (>3 times per week)

From: Protein supplementation and dietary behaviours of resistance trained men and women attending commercial gyms: a comparative study between the city centre and the suburbs of Palermo, Italy

  Yes (%) No (%) p
   CC SB CC SB  
Low content (10 g or below/100 g) Bakery 14.5 24.5 18.6 43.7  
  Milk 67.7 57.8 52.4 63.1 < 0.01
  Snack 11.3 21.6 26.2 10.7  
  Yogurt 41.9 25.5 24.8 29  
  Mean% 33.85 32.35 29.75 36.6  
Medium content (10-20 g/100 g) Legumes 29 16.7 9 19  
  Nuts 11.3 22.5 2.8 15.9  
  Cheese 32.2 23.5 28.3 9.9 ns
  Mean% 24.2 20.9 13.4 14.9  
High content (20-25 g or above/100 g) Meat 33.9 24.5 33.8 14.3  
  Eggs 24.1 24.5 3.4 6.3  
  Fresh Fish 22.5 7.8 10.3 4.4 < 0.01
  Chicken 48.4 50 20.7 27.8  
  Cold Cuts 29 19.6 27.6 20.6  
  Canned Tuna 22.5 23.5 6.9 9.9  
  Mean% 30.1 25 17.1 13.9  
  1. ns. No significance.