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Table 2 Energy intake, hunger, satisfaction and fullness during the 12-week study

From: Effects of alternate-day fasting on body weight and dyslipidaemia in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a randomised controlled trial

  Week 4Week 12P-valueP-valueChangeP-value
Feed day energy intake (kcal/d)Control(n = 79)1337 ± 1081309 ± 1670.8740.581−28 ± 1370.575
ADF (n = 90)1356 ± 1931327 ± 2070.793 −29 ± 109 
TRF(n = 95)1374 ± 1461358 ± 2130.934 −16 ± 90 
Fast day energy intake (kcal/d)ADF (n = 90)324 ± 23330 ± 310.677 12 ± 7 
HungerControl(n = 79)25 ± 311 ± 20.0130.819−14 ± 10.943
ADF (n = 90)30 ± 414 ± 20.009 −16 ± 1 
TRF(n = 95)28 ± 313 ± 20.013 −15 ± 1 
FullnessControl(n = 79)8 ± 116 ± 10.1190.7788 ± 10.551
ADF (n = 90)4 ± 119 ± 10.001 15 ± 1 
TRF(n = 95)3 ± 117 ± 10.001 14 ± 1 
SatisfactionControl(n = 79)23 ± 428 ± 50.4960.8784 ± 10.640
ADF (n = 90)27 ± 635 ± 40.272 8 ± 2 
TRF(n = 95)26 ± 532 ± 40.431 6 ± 1