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Table 2 Macronutrient Intake

From: Short term elevation in dietary protein intake does not worsen insulin resistance or lipids in older adults with metabolic syndrome: a randomized-controlled trial

  Recommended Protein Intake Elevated Protein Intake
Days of diet provision 27.7 ± 0.7 28.0 ± 0.7
Daily calories intake, kcal/day 2962 ± 293 2826 ± 208
Protein
 Protein, g 77.2 ± 6.9 145.9 ± 11.6**
 Protein, g/kg 0.72 ± 0.03 1.37 ± 0.02**
 Protein, % 10.3 ± 0.1 20.4 ± 0.3**
 EAA, g 19.8 ± 4.1 49.4 ± 10.0**
 BCAA, g 9.1 ± 1.9 22.8 ± 4.6**
 Leucine, g 4.1 ± 0.9 10.2 ± 2.1**
Fat
 Fat, g 117.2 ± 11.5 111.0 ± 8.2
 Fat, %   
  Saturated fat 10.5 ± 0.1 13.8 ± 0.1**
  Monounsaturated fat 10.3 ± 0.5 9.7 ± 0.3*
  Polyunsaturated fat 7.1 ± 0.1 5.1 ± 0.1**
  Total fat 35.0 ± 0.1 34.9 ± 0.1
Carbohydrate
 Carbohydrate, g 412.6 ± 41.9 320.2 ± 22.8
 Carbohydrate, % 54.7 ± 0.2 44.8 ± 0.3**
Fiber, g 32.9 ± 2.8 28.3 ± 1.2
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM
  2. *Significantly different from Recommended Protein Diet, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001