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Table 1 Nutritional composition of the diets of both groups at the beginning and at the end of the survey

From: Serum and urinary concentrations of arsenic, beryllium, cadmium and lead after an aerobic training period of six months in aerobic athletes and sedentary people

   Time ANOVA (p)
Nutritional intake   Baseline 6 months Group effect Time effect Group x Time interaction
Water (g) CG (n = 26) 1150.15 ± 400.22 1175.52 ± 418.15 0.21 0.15 0.43
AG (n = 24) 1044.49 ± 288.31 1037.15 ± 334.41
Energy (Kcal) CG (n = 26) 2682.00 ± 550.1 2696.7 ± 600 0.02 0.14 0.30
AG (n = 24) 2650.3 ± 414 2411.4 ± 325
Proteins (g) CG (n = 26) 115.5 ± 25.3 116.5 ± 25.5 0.53 0.45 0.88
AG (n = 24) 118.0 ± 22.1 101.3 ± 22.5
Lipids (g) CG (n = 26) 100.7 ± 31.4 102.3 ± 29.50 0.22 0.22 0.30
AG (n = 24) 97.1 ± 28.34 87.58 ± 25.71
Carbohydrates (g) CG (n = 26) 328.5 ± 55.33 327.50 ± 61.1 0.34 0.24 0.45
AG (n = 24) 326.1 ± 52.39 304.5 ± 56.7
As (12–300 mg/d) CG (n = 26) 15.98 ± 14.13 16.26 ± 15.16 0.37 0.15 0.55
AG (n = 24) 15.91 ± 15.61 15.48 ± 14.19
Be (< 50 μg/d) CG (n = 26) 8.24 ± 9.63 9.71 ± 10.70 0.18 0.25 0.62
AG (n = 24) 8.40 ± 10.98 11.58 ± 9.28
Cd (< 70 μg/d) CG (n = 26) 23.05 ± 14.22 23.31 ± 16.97 0.25 0.57 0.87
AG (n = 24) 26.02 ± 14.96 24.77 ± 15.00
Pb (< 400 μg/d) CG (n = 26) 190.65 ± 147.54 198.89 ± 151.48 0.68 0.55 0.78
AG (n = 24) 188.62 ± 137.62 191.85 ± 127.20
  1. CG Control group, AG Athletes’ group. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation