Table 1

Characteristics and baseline outcome of the subjects at baseline

PG

(n = 15)

SG

(n = 15)

P-value


Age (yr)

50.3 ± 5.6 (39-58)

49.3 ± 7.7 (38-59)

0.70

Height (cm)

161.4 ± 5.4 (154-171)

159.5 ± 7.5 (150-173)

0.45

BW (kg)

66.9 ± 8.7 (53.9-78.5)

68.1 ± 12.1 (57.5-92.7)

0.71

BMI (kg/m2)

25.6 ± 2.4 (21.8-29.1)

26.6 ± 3.2 (22.7-34.3)

0.29

%BF

31.5 ± 4.6 (24.7-37.6)

31.6 ± 3.4 (26.7-37.2)

0.92

FM (kg)

21.3 ± 5.1 (13.3-28.5)

21.7 ± 5.2 (15.9-32.7)

0.81

FFM (kg)

45.6 ± 4.7 (37.6-52.9)

46.4 ± 7.6 (37.7-60.9)

0.69

W (cm)

84.6 ± 6.9 (72-94)

85.8 ± 9.6 (74.5-107)

0.66

H (cm)

95.3 ± 4.9 (86-101.5)

96.9 ± 5.4 (88-108)

0.35

W/H ratio

0.89 ± 0.1 (0.77-0.94)

0.88 ± 0.1 (0.79-1.02)

0.75

MDA (μmol/L)

1.9 ± 0.62 (0.86-2.78)

1.8 ± 0.6 (1.19-2.81)

0.67

Vitamin E

(μmol/L)

26.5 ± 5.5 (17.2-34.4)

29.4 ± 6.0 (19.1-45.8)

0.18

SBP (mmHg)

130.4 ± 4.8 (127-138)

129.3 ± 6.8 (121-137)

0.43

DBP (mmHg)

80.6 ± 7.7 (72-99)

77.0 ± 7.4 (65-87)

0.63

MAP (mmHg)

97.2 ± 4.7 (90.3-108.7)

94.4 ± 6.1 (84.7-103.7)

0.51

HR (/min)

66.8 ± 7.4 (59-85)

68.7 ± 9.1 (53-93)

0.61


Values are expressed as means ± SD (minimum-maximum).

PG, placebo group; SG, black sesame meal group; BW, body weight; BMI, body mass index; %BF, percentage of body fat; FM, fat mass; FFM, fat-free mass; W, waist circumference; H, hip circumference; W/H ratio, waist and hip circumference ratio; MDA, malondialdehyde; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; MAP, mean arterial pressure; HR, heart rate

Wichitsranoi et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:82   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-82

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