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Table 2 Dietary and Physical Activity Variablesa,b

From: Decreased eating frequency linked to increased visceral adipose tissue, body fat, and BMI in Hispanic college freshmen

  All Subjects Males (45) Females (47)
Eating occasions per day 3.6 ± 1.1 3.4 ± 1.2 3.6 ± 1.1
Energy per eating occasion (kcal) 580.9 ± 241.6 715.3 ± 253.1 452.1 ± 139.9
Energy (kcal/d) 1941.9 ± 729.4 2345.8 ± 774.5 1555.2 ± 407.9
Total fat (g/day) 75.8 ± 31.5 92.6 ± 31.4 59.8 ± 22.0
Total protein (g/day) 82.7 ± 42.1 100.7 ± 50.8 65.5 ± 20.9
Total carbohydrate (g/day) 237.4 ± 94.1 281.9 ± 104.2 194.8 ± 57.7
Total saturated fat (g/day) 23.7 ± 11.4 29.1 ± 12.2 18.7 ± 7.8
Total sugars (g/day) 95.3 ± 52.6 107.2 ± 63.8 83.9 ± 36.2
Added sugars (g/day) 62.3 ± 46.0 79.2 ± 55.2 57.9 ± 32.3
Dietary fiber (g/day) 16.9 ± 7.5 18.9 ± 8.4 14.9 ± 6.1
Insoluble fiber (g/day) 11.3 ± 5.5 12.7 ± 6.2 10.0 ± 4.4
Soluble fiber (g/day) 5.4 ± 2.3 6.1 ± 2.4 4.8 ± 2.0
Min per day in MVPA 67.2 ± 27.0 69.6 ± 29.4 65.0 ± 24.6
Percent wear time in MVPA (%) 8.7 ± 3.4 8.9 ± 3.8 8.5 ± 3.1
Min per day in LPA 100.5 ± 32.4 102.6 ± 36.7 98.7 ± 28.0
Percent wear time in LPA (%) 12.9 ± 3.5 13.0 ± 4.0 12.8 ± 3.0
Min per day in SED 606.8 ± 81.4 610.0 ± 89.2 603.7 ± 73.9
Percent wear time in SED (%) 78.4 ± 4.7 78.1 ± 5.4 78.7 ± 4.2
  1. aData presented as mean ±SD
  2. bLPA Light Physical Activity, MVPA Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity, SED Sedentary Behavior, Min Minutes