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Table 5 Effect of tocotrienol supplementation on body composition and physical activity in postmenopausal osteopenic women

From: A 12-week evaluation of annatto tocotrienol supplementation for postmenopausal women: safety, quality of life, body composition, physical activity, and nutrient intake

Variable Week 0 Week 12 Overall P Value
Placeboa Low TT High TT Placebo Low TT High TT  
Body Composition
 BMI (kg/m2) 28.95 (6.47) 28.47 (4.98) 28.77 (5.78) 27.88 (6.44) 28.37 (5.28) 28.95 (6.01) 0.345
 Fat (%) 39.13 (7.4) 39.41 (6.89) 39.01 (7.48) 38.97 (7.22) 39.81 (7.28) 39.37 (7.59) 0.959
 Weight (kg) 74.26 (17.94) 76.34 (14.76) 74.33 (16.76) 72.87 (16.99) 75.56 (15.25) 74.36 (16.72) 0.504
Physical activity profile
 Exercise frequency (sessions/week) 2.14a (0.85) 1.96ab (0.88) 1.60b (0.62) 2.19 (0.62) 2.0 (0.86) 1.75 (0.80) 0.869
 Exercise time (min/session) 30.26 (22.53) 31.07 (27.36) 34.30(19.08) 34.74(23.32) 29.69(26.45) 39.83(25.93) 0.318
  1. Within a given row, values that share the same superscript letter (a, b) are not statistically different from each other after adjusting for age and BMI
  2. aValues are mean(SD)