Table 2

Effects of kiwifruit consumption on fasting plasma levels of lipids and glucose (n = 24)

Before

After

Diff

Change

p

Mean

SEM

Mean

SEM

Mean

SEM

(%)

(mM)

(mM)

(mM)


    One kwifruit per day

Glucose

4.79

0.1

4.69

0.1

-0.10

0.1

-2.1

0.41

HDL

1.53

0.1

1.52

0.1

-0.01

0.1

-6.5

0.71

LDL

2.32

0.1

2.20

0.1

-0.12

0.1

-3.4

0.68

Total cholesterol

4.05

0.1

3.83

0.1

-0.22

0.2

-4.4

0.26

Triglycerides

0.88

0.1

0.76

0.1

-0.12

0.1

-13.3

0.05

    Two kwifruits per day

Glucose

4.68

0.1

4.80

0.1

0.12

0.1

2.6

0.20

HDL

1.50

0.1

1.43

0.1

-0.07

0.1

-7.1

0.26

LDL

2.39

0.1

2.51

0.1

0.12

0.1

3.3

0.57

Total cholesterols

4.05

0.1

4.10

0.1

0.05

0.2

4.7

0.51

Triglycerides

0.86

0.1

0.76

0.0

-0.10

0.1

-7.4

0.05


SEM: standard error of the mean

Brevik et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:54   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-54

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