Table 2

Fasting serum Adiponectin, CRP, VCAM-1, ICAM-1 at Baseline and following 12 weeks of a carbohydrate restricted diet with 3 eggs per day (EGG group) or egg substitute (SUB).

Variable

Adiponectin (mg/L)

CRP (mg/L)

VCAM-1 (mg/L)

ICAM-1 (mg/L)


EGG

Baseline

15.8 ± 4.6a

5.9 ± 2.9b

1.13 ± 0.15

0.21 ± 0.05

12 Weeks

18.6 ± 3.8b

4.3 ± 3.7a

1.19 ± 0.13

0.21 ± 0.04

SUB

Baseline

15.8 ± 5.9a

8.6 ± 6.5bc

1.17 ± 0.26

0.23 ± 0.06

12 Weeks

16.4 ± 5.2a

12.2 ± 11.5c

1.14 ± 0.30

0.21 ± 0.07

Time Effect

P < 0.01

NS

NS

NS

Diet Effect

NS

NS

NS

NS

Interaction

P < 0.05

P < 0.05

NS

NS


Values are means ± standard deviation. EGG n = 15, SUB n = 13. Data were analyzed using repeated measures ANOVA. Values in the same column with different superscript indicate significantly different at P < 0.05.

Ratliff et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:6   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-5-6

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