Table 4

Amount of dietary fiber, iron and proportion of fat in the diet according to the amount of servings of beans consumed by eutrophic and obese children

Variables


Groups

Dietary Fiber

(g)

Proportion of fat in diet (%)

Iron in diet

(mg)


Mean ± sd

Mean ± sd

Mean ± sd


Eutrophic children (41)

First tertile S. Beans

9.9 ± 4.8ad

28.8 ± 6.7a

12.5 ± 4.2ac

Second tertile S. Beans

20.3 ± 5.7b

24.9 ± 4.3b

13.4 ± 3.3a

Third tertile S. Beans

31.3 ± 6.3c

22.0 ± 5.3b

20.2 ± 5.9b

Obese children (42)

First tertile S. Beans

8.4 ± 3.0a

26.4 ± 6.3ab

11.6 ± 4.4a

Second tertile S. Beans

15.7 ± 7.5bd

26.1 ± 5.0ab

14.1 ± 4.5ca

Third tertile S. Beans

17.9 ± 6.6b

23.2 ± 5.9b

17.0 ± 5.0bc

P - Value*

p < 0.00001

0.030

p < 0.00001


Total sample (83)

First tertile S. Beans

9.3 ± 4.1e

27.6 ± 6.6e

12.1 ± 4.2e

Second tertile S. Beans

16.9 ± 6.9f

25.5 ± 4.5e

13.9 ± 4.8e

Third tertile S. Beans

24.4 ± 8.9g

22.6 ± 5.7f

18.4 ± 5.2f

P - Value*

p < 0.00001

0.010

p < 0.00001


* = by ANOVA between the eutrophic and obese children, same letters in the same column accompanying the values indicate that the values do not differ according to the Tukey test, after ANOVA (p < 0.05);

Balthazar and de Oliveira BMC Research Notes 2011 4:567   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-567

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