Table 2

Effects of FSP supplementation on anthropometrics, blood pressure, clinical variables, oxidative stress, and inflammation (Mean values and standard error).

Variables

Baseline

Post-intervention (4 weeks)


(n 16)

(n 16)

Mean

SE

Mean

SE


Body weight (kg)

102.0

5.6

102.6

5.7

BMI

38.6

2.3

38.78

2.3

Waist circumference (inches)

43.0

1.5

44.0

1.5

Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)

135.0

3.3

134.5

3.5

Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)

88.0

2.6

87.5

2.5

Glucose (mmol/L)

5.22

0.2

5.18

0.1

Total cholesterol (mmol/L)

5.32

0.2

5.05

0.16*

Triglycerides (mmol/L)

1.7

0.16

1.8

0.18

LDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)

3.2

0.17

3.0

0.12*

HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)

1.24

0.05

1.22

0.04

VLDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)

1.0

0.2

0.83

0.08

Oxidized LDL (U/L)

118.0

7.5

109.0

7.3

MDA & HNE (μM)

1.4

0.04

1.2

0.03*

hsCRP (mg/L)

9.5

0.5

9.3

0.5

Adiponectin (μg/mL)

9.7

1.0

11.2

1.3


FSP-freeze-dried strawberry powder; *significantly different from baseline (p < 0.05)

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