Table 3.

Nutritional data

MO (n=30)Post-BS (n=61)P
Energy (kcal/d)1739 (1182–2743)1272 (931–1714)0.01
Lipid (g/d)45 (27–57)53 (32–76)0.27
Carbohydrate (g/d)199 (149–390)142 (106–192)<0.001
Protein (g/d)75 (62–100)51 (39–70)<0.001
Protein (g/kg per day)1.13 (0.82–1.46)0.78 (0.58–1.25)0.01
PNA (g/kg per day)1.04 (0.79–1.37)0.80 (0.63–0.99)0.002
Oxalate (mg/d)166 (24–425)126 (15–398)0.07
Calcium (mg/d)502 (395–1278)517 (324–740)0.32
NaCl (g/d)11 (7–15)8 (6–11)0.01
  • Data are presented as median (interquartile range). MO, morbidly obese; BS, bariatric surgery; PNA, protein equivalent of nitrogen appearance.