Table 2

Gender differences on anthropometrics, blood Pressure, blood chemistry, and insulin

Variables

Female

Male


Body weight (Kg)

Pre

75 ± 8b

90 ± 8a

Post

76 ± 5b

90 ± 8a

Height (cm)

Pre

155 ± 1b

173 ± 1a

Post

157 ± 1b

173 ± 1a

BMI

Pre

31 ± 2

30 ± 2

Post

30 ± 2

30 ± 2

Fat (%)

Pre

41 ± 2a

18 ± 2b

Post

43 ± 3a

20 ± 3b

Systolic pressure (mm Hg)

Pre

125 ± 3

127 ± 3

Post

118 ± 2

122 ± 2

Diastolic pressure (mm Hg)

Pre

78 ± 2

75 ± 2

Post

75 ± 2

74 ± 2

Na (mmol/L)

Pre

139 ± 0.6

140 ± 0.6

Post

128 ± 0.6

139 ± 0.6

K (mmol/l)

Pre

4.14 ± 0.09

4.30 ± 0.11

Post

4.15 ± 0.09

4.40 ± 0.11

Ca (mg/dL)

Pre

9.46 ±0.11

9.59 ± 0.11

Post

9.44 ± 0.07

9.32 ± 0.07

Albumin (g/dL)

Pre

4.2 ± 0.08

4.3 ± 0.09

Post

4.2 ± 0.08

4.6 ± 0.09

Glucose (mg/dL)

Pre

92 ± 3

96 ± 3

Post

93 ± 3

93 ± 3

Insulin (μU/mL)

Pre

11.80 ± 1.25a

9.00 ± 1.30b

Post

11.72 ± 1.25a

7.80 ± 1.35b


a,bMeans with unlike superscript are significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different from each other.

Potter et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:96   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-96

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