Table 7

Effect of EGML or GCE on erythrocyte and plasma antioxidant activity in overweight subjects

Placebo

GCE

EGML


Before

After

Before

After

Before

After


Erythrocytes

SOD (unit/mg Hb)

2.42 ± 0.07

2.19 ± 0.12

2.42 ± 0.07

2.40 ± 0.08

2.33 ± 0.06

2.30 ± 0.08

CAT (umol/min/mg Hb)

1.38 ± 0.07b

1.13 ± 0.10*

1.22 ± 0.06a

1.04 ± 0.08

1.22 ± 0.05ab

1.47 ± 0.30

GSH-Px (nmol/min/mg Hb)

2.33 ± 0.19

2.62 ± 0.27

2.16 ± 0.10

2.86 ± 0.28*

2.17 ± 0.13

2.93 ± 0.27*


Plasma

TBARS (nmol/ml)

0.26 ± 0.02

0.27 ± 0.02

0.27 ± 0.02

0.30 ± 0.02

0.23 ± 0.01

0.25 ± 0.01


Values are mean ± S.E.; *p < 0.05 Data are compared before and after 10 weeks by Students' t-test; abMeans not sharing same letter are significantly different after 10 weeks between groups at p < 0.05 by one-way ANOVA; GCE, Garcinia cambogia extract; EGML, Extract of Glycine max leaves; SOD, superoxide dismutase; CAT, catalase; GSH-Px, glutathione peroxidase; TBARS, thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances.

Kim et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:94   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-94

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