Table 3

Gender differences on lipid panel, leptin, inflammatory markers, and antioxidant status

Variables

Female

Male


Triglyceride (mg/dL)

Pre

111 ± 18

117 ± 8

Post

119 ± 21

131 ± 23

Cholesterol (mg/dL)

Pre

210 ± 11

213 ± 12

Post

209 ± 11

228 ± 12

HDL (mg/dL)

Pre

60 ± 7

48 ± 8

Post

58 ± 7

48 ± 8

VLDL (mg/dL)

Pre

27 ± 5

31 ± 5

Post

25 ± 5

38 ± 5

LDL (mg/dL)

Pre

123 ± 10

132 ± 11

Post

125 ± 11

141 ± 11

Apo A (mg/dL)

Pre

169 ± 12

154 ± 12

Post

154 ± 13

151 ± 13

Apo B (mg/dL)

Pre

93 ± 6b

111 ± 7a

Post

91 ± 6b

115 ± 7a

Leptin (ng/mL)

Pre

35 ± 3a

8 ± 3b

Post

32 ± 3a

10 ± 4b

Interleukin-1α (pg/mL)

Pre

1.30 ± 0.18c

1.83 ± 0.09ab

Post

1.43 ± 0.18bc

2.00 ± 0.09a

C-reactive protein (mg/dL)

Pre

4.16 ± 0.56

3.34 ± 0.67

Post

3.13 ± 0.56

2.35 ± 0.67

Antioxidant capacity (mM)

Pre

0.79 ± 0.05b

0.83 ± 0.05b

Post

0.96 ± 0.06a

1.10 ± 0.06a

Malondialdehyde (μM)

Pre

29 ± 7b

56 ± 8a

Post

13 ± 7c

22 ± 8bc


a,cMeans 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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