Table 3

Lipid profiles and plasma apoA-I kinetics after the control diet and the MedDiet in 26 men with MetS[6]
Variables Control diet MedDiet % change Pa
Weight (kg) b 98.4 ± 18.3 97.2 ± 18.3 −1.3% <0.001
Waist circumference (cm) b 111.5 ± 12.0 110.9 ± 11.7 −0.5% 0.056
VLDL-C (mmol/l) b 0.43 ± 0.24 0.42 ± 0.19 −3.5% 0.762
VLDL-TG (mmol/l) 1.31 ± 0.55 1.30 ± 0.53 −0.3% 0.961
HDL-C (mmol/l) b 0.91 ± 0.20 0.91 ± 0.19 0.0% 0.979
HDL2-C (mmol/l) b 0.31 ± 0.10 0.31 ± 0.10 0.4% 0.829
HDL3-C (mmol/l) 0.61 ± 0.14 0.60 ± 0.14 −1.2% 0.642
HDL-TG (mmol/l) 0.14 ± 0.03 0.14 ± 0.03 −2.0% 0.645
HDL2-TG (mmol/l) b 0.03 ± 0.01 0.03 ± 0.01 −3.8% 0.626
HDL3-TG (mmol/l) b 0.11 ± 0.02 0.11 ± 0.02 −1.3% 0.773
HDL-ApoA-I (g/l) 1.10 ± 0.16 1.05 ± 0.16 −4.1% 0.014
Apo-AI
Concentration (g/l) 1.24 ± 0.17 1.20 ± 0.16 −3.9% 0.010
 PS (mg) b 5521 ± 1341 5227 ± 1240 −5.3% <0.001
 PR (mg/kg/d) 17.8 ± 4.12 16.7 ± 2.97 −5.7% 0.073
 FCR (pool/d) 0.32 ± 0.07 0.31 ± 0.06 −1.6% 0.642

Apo apolipoprotein, C cholesterol, FCR fractional catabolic rate, HDL high density lipoprotein, PR production rate, PS pool size, TG triglycerides, VLDL very low density lipoprotein. Values are presented as mean ± SD and percentage of change from values after the control diet.

aP value from the main effect of diet in the Mixed model (n = 26).

b Analysis was performed on log-transformed values.

Richard et al.

Richard et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:76   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-76

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