Table 3.

Urinary excretion of diet-derived solutes

Diet-Derived SoluteVegetarianUnrestrictedP Value (Vegetarian versus Unrestricted)
Period 1Period 2Period 1Period 2Period 1Period 2
Urea nitrogen (g/d per 1.73 m2)8.3±1.68.1±1.611.4±3.012.1±1.90.007<0.001
Creatinine (g/d per 1.73 m2)1.16±0.231.15±0.251.45±0.251.50±0.250.0070.001
Sulfate (mmol/d per 1.73 m2)18±419±726±627±40.0010.01
Sodium (mEq/d per 1.73 m2)134±58125±58146±58144±490.590.38
Potassium (mEq/d per 1.73 m2)75±2173±2768±1671±190.400.77
Phosphate (mg/d per 1.73 m2)741±184763±172913±181934±1340.030.01
  • Values are mean ± SD.