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Table 6 Dietary intake

From: A high protein diet (3.4 g/kg/d) combined with a heavy resistance training program improves body composition in healthy trained men and women – a follow-up investigation

  NP   HP  
  Pre Post Pre Post
Kcal 2016 ± 56 2119 ± 57 2240 ± 74 2614 ± 80*#
CHO g 205 ± 76 196 ± 65 223 ± 88 234 ± 11
PRO g 130 ± 48 167 ± 51* 154 ± 49 255 ± 53*#
Fat g 75 ± 20 74 ± 25 77 ± 30 81 ± 33
  Pre Post Pre Post
Kcal/kg/d 28.0 ± 7.6 29.3 ± 7.0 29.3 ± 9.2 35.7 ± 10.7*#
CHO g/kg/d 2.9 ± 1.1 2.7 ± 0.9 3.0 ± 1.3 3.1 ± 1.5
PRO g/kg/d 1.8 ± 0.6 2.3 ± 0.6* 2.1 ± 0.7 3.4 ± 0.6*#
Fat g/kg/d 1.0 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.5
  Pre Post Pre Post
CHO % 40 ± 7 37 ± 6 40 ± 7 34 ± 7*
PRO % 26 ± 9 32 ± 7 28 ± 8 39 ± 9*
Fat % 34 ± 6 31 ± 5 32 ± 6 27 ± 6
  1. Data are mean ± SD
  2. CHO carbohydrate, PRO protein, g grams, kg kilograms, d days, HP high protein, NP normal protein. *P < 0.05 – denotes significant increase pre vs post. #P < 0.05 – denotes HP post > NP post