Table 4

Inter-Group Analysis Comparing the Paired Treatment to Placebo Groups.

Group OP vs. Group 0T

Group NT vs. Group NP


T = 4 weeks

T = 8 weeks

T = 4 weeks

T = 8 weeks


Weight

p < 0.01

p < 0.001

p < 0.05

p < 0.01

BMI

NS

NS

NS

NS

Cholesterol

p < 0.001

NS

NS

NS

HDL

NS

p < 0.001

p < 0.05

p < 0.05

LDL

NS

p < 0.01

NS

p < 0.01

Triglycerides

NS

p < 0.001

p < 0.01

p < 0.01

Systolic BP

NS

p < 0.05

p < 0.05

NS

Diastolic BP

p < 0.05

p < 0.001

p < 0.05

p < 0.001

Glucose

p < 0.001

p < 0.001

NS

NS


P-value comparisons are between overweight placebo (OP) and overweight treatment (OT) groups and between normal-weight placebo groups (NP) and normal-weight treatment (NT) groups at 4 and 8 weeks. NS = not significant.

Oben et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:16   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-16

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