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Table 5 Comparison of body composition relative changes according to genotype 1

From: C677T gene polymorphism of MTHFR and metabolic syndrome: response to dietary intervention

∆% Total (n = 44) (min; max) T (−) carrier (n = 20) (min; max) T (+) carrier (n = 24) (min; max)
∆% weight −10.09 ± 3.57 [−19.52; −5.77] −10.42 ± 3.19 [15.54; −7.16] −10.10 ± 3.95 [− 19.52; −5.77]
∆% TBFat −13.52 ± 5.84 [−25.63; −3.17] −14.70 ± 5.34 [−25.63; −8.53] −12.45 ± 4.38* [−24.56; −3.17]
∆% TBLean −6.06 ± 4.22 [−12.84; +2.66] −4.46 ± 2.90° [−8.16; 0.44] −7.51 ± 3.17* [−12.84; 2.66]
  1. 1All values are mean ± SD. TBFat: Total Body Fat; TBLean: Total Body Lean.
  2. *Reflects the significance of the differences between T(−) carrier vs T(+) carrier at baseline and at week 12 determined with an independent t test (p ≤ 0.05).
  3. °Reflects the significance of the differences between total population vs T(−) carrier at baseline and at week 12 determined with an independent t test (p ≤ 0.05).