Table 5

Effect of one year supplementation of soy or control foods on platelet parameters

Measures

Control (n = 27)

Soy (n = 35)

Baseline

Final

Change (%)

Baseline

Final

Change (%)


PLT (×103/mm3)

278 ± 11

271 ± 11

-2.07

267 ± 10

274 ± 10

+2.82

MPV (um3)

9.17 ± 0.17

9.18 ± 0.17

+0.31

9.15 ± 0.15

9.16 ± 0.15

+0.44

PCT (%)

0.254 ± 0.009

0.247 ± 0.009

-1.58

0.242 ± 0.008

0.249 ± 0.008

+3.35

PDW (%)

17.3 ± 0.5

17.5 ± 0.5

+1.44

16.7 ± 0.4

16.7 ± 0.4

+0.96


Data represent least square mean ± SE.

No differences were observed between the soy and control groups when parameters where expressed as change (%) from baseline.

PLT = platelet count; MPV = mean platelet volume; PCT = plateletcrit; PDW = platelet distribution width.

Soung et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:12   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-12

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