Table 4

Anthropometric indices and blood pressure values of patients after consumption of probioticor control cheese
Index Probiotic cheese Control cheese Extent of change
Baseline After treatment P Baseline After treatment P Probiotic vs. control cheeseP
Body weight, kg 105.6 ± 16.2 99.9 ± 14.4 <0.001 102.4 ± 14.4 98.0 ± 13.3 <0.001 0.083
BMI, kg/m2 37.7 ± 4.3 35.7 ± 3.8 <0.001 36.3 ± 4.3 34.7 ± 4.2 <0.001 0.031
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.985 ± 0.06 0.984 ± 0.05 0.778 0.993 ± 0.06 0.978 ± 0.05 0.590 0.034
Muscle mass, kg 33.0 ± 7.7 32.1 ± 7.1 0.677 31.2 ± 7.3 30.1 ± 6.6 0.967 0.315
Fat mass, kg 46.7 ± 10.3 42.7 ± 9.8 0.169 46.4 ± 7.9 42.4 ± 9.6 0.211 0.180
Total water content, L 42.6 ± 10.2 41.2 ± 9.7 0.001 41.1 ± 8.8 40.7 ± 7.8 0.072 0.252
Morning SBP, mmHg 134.0 ± 1.6 121.8 ± 1.5 <0.001 131.4 ± 1.8 120.0 ± 1.8 <0.001 0.978
Evening SBP, mmHg 129.4 ± 2.5 120.6 ± 1.2 <0.001 130.0 ± 3.3 119.3 ± 1.6 0.004 0.716
Morning DBP, mmHg 82.4 ± 1.2 78.4 ± 0.9 0.040 82.1 ± 1.5 78.6 ± 1.0 0.002 0.240
Evening DBP, mmHg 79.6 ± 1.4 78.0 ± 1.2 0.528 79.6 ± 1.6 76.4 ± 1.3 0.008 0.026

Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure;

SBP, systolic blood pressure.

Sharafedtinov et al.

Sharafedtinov et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:138   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-138

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