Table 3

Liver function tests

ALT (U/L)

AST (U/L)

Alkaline Phosphatase (U/L)

Total Billirubin (mg/dL)


HP

SP

HP

SP

HP

SP

HP

SP


Baseline

27.07 ± 13.97

28.84 ± 15.00

25.2 ± 11.44

23.33 ± 13.00

66.2 ± 37.00

71.88 ± 41.00

0.75 ± 0.26

0.77 ± 0.40


Month 3

25.4 ± 7.51

28.53 ± 15.00

24.23 ± 7.30

24.39 ± 16.00

69.64 ± 39.00

72.85 ± 18.58

0.75 ± 0.20

0.82 ± 0.20


Month 6

24.87 ± 11.22

27.23 ± 16.00

24.26 ± 14.00

23.44 ± 5.17

69.89 ± 19.13

72.21 ± 17.78

0.80 ± 0.25

0.83 ± 0.30


Month 12

24.1 ± 12.00

26.91 ± 14.23

23.00 ± 13.00

23.76 ± 14.00

71.48 ± 40.00

69.18 ± 18.65

0.76 ± 0.36

0.84 ± 0.40


All values are mean ± SD. There were no significant differences between groups. HP, high protein group; SP, standard protein group.

Li et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:72   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-72

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