Table 1 Characteristics at baseline for all randomized subjects

From: Almonds vs complex carbohydrates in a weight reduction program

  Almond-LCDa> (n=32) Carbohydrate-LCD (n=33)
Age (y) 53±2 57±2
Sex, n (%)   
 Female 19 (59%) 18 (55%)
 Male 13 (41%) 15 (45%)
Ethnicity, n (%)   
 Caucasian 20 (63%) 22 (67%)
 Hispanic 4 (13%) 6 (18%)
 African American 7 (21%) 1 (3%)
 Asian 1 (3%) 4 (12%)
Weight (kg) 113±5 114±5
 BMI (kg/m2) 39±1 37±1
 FM (%) 42±2 43±2
 WC (cm) 122±5 117±5
Blood pressure (mmHg)   
 Systolic 145±4 138±3
 Diastolic 77±2 78±2
Plasma lipids (mg/dl) b   
 Total cholesterol 198±8 216±7
 LDL cholesterol 99±5 108±5
 HDL cholesterol 33±2 33±2
 Triglycerides 180±19 193±16
 Glucose (mg/dl)b 152±12 152±12
 Insulin (μU/ml) 46±8 47±6