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Table 6 Dietary intake of healthy women split into two groups based on the Index of Lean Mass (ILM)

From: Influence of lean and fat mass on bone mineral density and on urinary stone risk factors in healthy women

  Group A Group B p (*)
Low lean mass High lean mass
ILM < 1296 ILM > 1296
N. 39 N. 39
Water, ml 1470 ± 560 1470 ± 670 1.000
PRAL, mEq 12.75 ± 17.45 6.69 ± 18.85 0.145
Proteins, g/24 h 82 ± 22 89 ± 30 0.215
Carbohydrates, g/24 h 258 ± 89 272 ± 92 0.493
Lipids, mEq/24 h 82 ± 29 93 ± 29 0.101
Sodium, mEq/24 h 80 ± 44 95 ± 61 0.212
Potassium, mEq/24 h 66 ± 18 73 ± 23 0.150
Calcium, mg/24 h 757 ± 416 842 ± 347 0-330
Phosphorus, mg/24 h 1150 ± 418 1105 ± 350 0.610
Magnesium, mg/24 h 261 ± 97 295 ± 126 0.181
  1. Data were reported as mean ± standard deviation (SD).
  2. *p value was calculated with independent Student’s t-test.
  3. PRAL: Potential Renal Acid Load. The Dietosystem software (DS Medica) calculates PRAL applying the original model described by Remer and Manz (ref).