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Table 2 Abdominal fat area of the Yerba Mate and placebo groups measured at 0 and 12 weeks

From: Anti-obesity effects of Yerba Mate (Ilex Paraguariensis): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

  Yerba Mate (n = 15) Placebo (n = 15) P value2)
  0 weeks 12 weeks P value1) 0 weeks 12 weeks P value1)
Visceral fat (cm3) 1106.8 ± 387.5 1001.9 ± 338.4 0.145 947.0 ± 256.8 957.8 ± 353.7 0.695 0.181
Subcutaneous fat (cm3) 3123.5 ± 736.2 3101.2 ± 590.4 0.259 2984.0 ± 1040.7 3103.3 ± 1282.3 0.333 0.899
Visceral subcutaneous ratio 0.4 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.1 0.140 0.3 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.2 0.861 0.175
  1. Values are presented as the mean ± S.D
  2. 1) Analyzed by paired t test
  3. 2) Analyzed by repeated measures ANOVA