Table 2

Fasting circulating lipids and indicators of antioxidant status prior to (0 hour) and 24 hours following consumption of control and walnut meals1
0-hour 24-hour
Measurement Control (n = 16) Walnut (n = 16) Control (n = 16) Walnut (n = 16)
Total cholesterol, mmol/L 4.74 ± 0.33 4.71 ± 0.29 4.68 ± 0.26 4.61 ± 0.27
Triglycerides, mmol/L 1.92 ± 0.26 2.26 ± 0.33a 1.75 ± 0.32 1.85 ± 0.24b*
Uric acid, μmol/L 314 ± 28 336 ± 33 323 ± 32 326 ± 32
Total polyphenols, mmol GAE/L 1.47 ± 0.14 1.61 ± 0.20 1.52 ± 0.15 1.46 ± 0.15
ORAC(hydrophilic) , mmol/L 1.41 ± 0.04 1.42 ± 0.05 1.38 ± 0.05 1.42 ± 0.06
ORAC(lipophilic) , mmol/L 0.74 ± 0.03 0.79 ± 0.03 0.73 ± 0.03 0.78 ± 0.03
FRAP, mmol Trolox equivalents/L 1.31 ± 0.10 1.12 ± 0.10a 1.42 ± 0.11 1.33 ± 0.12b*
Malondialdehyde, μmol/L 0.18 ± 0.02 0.14 ± 0.01 0.17 ± 0.01 0.15 ± 0.01
α-tocopherol, μmol/L 20.7 ± 2.28 19.6 ± 1.87 20.6 ± 2.47 19.0 ± 1.93
γ-tocopherol, mmol/L 2.29 ± 0.26a 2.35 ± 0.28 2.23 ± 0.21 2.85 ± 0.32b*

1Values are means ± SEM. Values in the same measure with different superscript letters a or b are significantly different (Student’s t test): *P < 0.05.

Haddad et al.

Haddad et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:4   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-4

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