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Table 2 Dietary intake and eating behavior data

From: Flexible vs. rigid dieting in resistance-trained individuals seeking to optimize their physiques: A randomized controlled trial

   Flexible    Rigid  
  Baseline Diet Phase Post-Diet Phase Baseline Diet Phase Post-Diet Phase
Macronutrient Data
Kcal 2289 ± 741 1827 ± 453* 2067 ± 433 1904 ± 504 1567 ± 226* 1721 ± 318*
CHO (g) 235 ± 112 153 ± 44* 218 ± 64* 181 ± 74 126 ± 41* 168 ± 54*
PRO (g) 137 ± 39 153 ± 20 148 ± 37 106 ± 29 133 ± 40* 125 ± 27
Fat (g) 89 ± 36 67 ± 29* 67 ± 19 84 ± 33 59 ± 23* 61 ± 19
Kcal/kg body mass 30 ± 10 25 ± 7* 28 ± 5 25 ± 6 22 ± 4* 24 ± 5*
CHO (g/kg day) 3.2 ± 1.6 2.1 ± 0.7* 2.9 ± 0.9* 2.4 ± 0.9 1.7 ± 0.5* 2.4 ± 0.8*
PRO (g/kg day) 1.8 ± 0.4 2.1 ± 0.2 2.0 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 0.5 1.8 ± 0.5* 1.8 ± 0.4
Fat (g/kg day) 1.2 ± 0.5 0.9 ± 0.4* 0.9 ± 0.3 1.1 ± 0.4 0.8 ± 0.4 0.9 ± 0.2
CHO/PRO/Fat (%) 41/24/35 34/33/33 42/29/29 38/22/40 32/34/34 39/29/32
TFEQ
Cognitive Restraint 12.3 ± 5.4 13.6 ± 4.8 12.9 ± 5.7 12.1 ± 4.8 13.2 ± 3.3 11.7 ± 4.2
Disinhibition 6.2 ± 3.0 6.4 ± 3.5 6.1 ± 3.5 6.1 ± 3.0 6.0 ± 3.2 5.4 ± 2.8
Hunger 5.9 ± 2.9 5.5 ± 3.0 6.0 ± 2.7 5.8 ± 3.3 5.7 ± 3.1 5.5 ± 4.2
  1. CHO carbohydrate, PRO protein, TFEQ Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire
  2. Significant difference between groups at baseline (independent samples t test): p < 0.05
  3. *Significant difference from previous time point (1-Way ANOVA): p < 0.05