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Table 2 Degree of compliance to dietary recommendations

From: An oral health optimized diet can reduce gingival and periodontal inflammation in humans - a randomized controlled pilot study

Factor Group Week 1 Week 2 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8
Vitamin C Experimental 0.46 (0.29) 0.49 (0.25) 0.70 (0.37) 0.80 (0.20) 0.76 (0.30) 0.79 (0.28)
Control 0.56 (0.20) 0.56 (0.25) 0.56 (0.32) 0.50 (0.34) 0.40 (0.31) 0.46 (0.22)
Omega-3 fatty acids Experimental 0.04 (0.10) 0.07 (0.11) 0.82 (0.33) 0.82 (0.36) 0.87 (0.30) 0.83 (0.33)
Control 0.24 (0.43) 0.24 (0.43) 0.24 (0.43) 0.24 (0.43) 0.22 (0.44) 0.22 (0.44)
Fibers Experimental 0.40 (0.29) 0.38 (0.27) 0.90 (0.17) 0.88 (0.16) 0.94 (0.14) 0.93 (0.15)
Control 0.50 (0.19) 0.64 (0.30) 0.44 (0.27) 0.48 (0.39) 0.48 (0.38) 0.48 (0.38)
Vitamin D Experimental 0.13 (0.31) 0.11 (0.31) 0.41 (0.45) 0.42 (0.48) 0.43 (0.47) 0.47 (0.46)
Control 0.24 (0.43) 0.22 (0.44) 0.22 (0.44) 0.22 (0.44) 0.32 (0.46) 0.22 (0.44)
Antioxidants Experimental 0.70 (0.42) 0.76 (0.41) 0.87 (0.29) 0.77 (0.42) 0.93 (0.22) 0.89 (0.31)
Control 0.60 (0.55) 0.48 (0.38) 0.56 (0.45) 0.62 (0.41) 0.58 (0.36) 0.54 (0.39)
Carbohydrate reduction Experimental 0.18 (0.19) 0.10 (0.09) 0.88 (0.21) 0.92 (0.11) 0.96 (0.07) 0.98 (0.04)
Control 0.34 (0.11) 0.34 (0.09) 0.30 (0.20) 0.32 (0.16) 0.32 (0.27) 0.32 (0.13)
  1. Degree of compliance for dietary recommendations after analyzing the food diaries. Values are given in mean with the standard deviations in parentheses. [0 = no compliance, 1 = consumption 100 % as recommended]