Table 2. Dietary intake of energy, macronutrients, and arginine
VariablePremenopausalEarly PerimenopausalLate PerimenopausalEarly PostmenopausalLate Postmenopausal
n 1612181212
Energy (kcal)1694 ± 3852072 ± 6411838 ± 4701735 ± 2991739 ± 464
Fat (g)62 ± 2276 ± 3170 ± 2360 ± 1575 ± 22
Carbohydrate (g)203 ± 55255 ± 103227 ± 80222 ± 7195 ± 77
Protein (g)71 ± 1787 ± 2480 ± 2670 ± 1475 ± 22
Arginine (g)3.7 ± 1.14.7 ± 1.54.3 ± 1.43.8 ± 0.94.1 ± 0.9
  • Data are mean ± SD.