Table 2

Body fat: effectiveness of treatments

Body fat (mean %)

Fat reduction (%)


Initial

4 weeks

8 weeks

10 weeks

4 Weeks-Initial

8 Weeks-Initial

10 Weeks-Initial


Placebo

33.32 ± 7.60

32.37 ± 12.86

32.31 ± 10.91

32.00 ± 14.63

-2.85

-3.33

-3.97

CQ

33.07 ± 10.26

30.81 ± 5.92

29.42 ± 5.49

28.23 ± 6.12a

-6.83

-11.05

-14.63

CQ-IG

35.66 ± 12.27

32.41 ± 7.91

29.53 ± 5.15

28.51 ± 4.17a *

-9.11

-17.19

-20.06


ap < 0.05; bp < 0.001; cp < 0.0001 compared with Placebo

*p < 0.05; **p < 0.001; ***p < 0.0001 compared with CQ

p < 0.05; p < 0.001 compared with Initial; intra-group analysis

Oben et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2008 7:12   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-7-12

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