Table 6

Changes in plasma lipid profile following 6 wk intervention with daily walnut consumption1

Walnut intervention dose


21 g/d

42 g/d



Lipids

% Change

from baseline

P

(within group)

% Change

from baseline

P

(within group)

P

(between group)


Total cholesterol

-5.9 ± 7.6

0.002

-1.7 ± 8.6

0.386

0.115

LDL

-6.5 ± 9.5

0.005

-0.5 ± 11.5

0.853

0.097

HDL

-3.7 ± 9.4

0.086

-1.6 ± 9.5

0.449

0.496

Total/HDL

-1.9 ± 7.5

0.264

0.3 ± 7.7

0.846

0.376

Triglycerides

-9.1 ± 18.3

0.034

-0.9 ± 23.5

0.871

0.251


1Values are means ± SD

McKay et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:21   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-21

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