Table 6

Change in blood profiles during dieting based upon completers analysis (mean ± standard error).

Blood Chemistries

Control

Prolibra


Triglycerides (mg/dl)

-7.5 ± 16

-16.9 ± 10

Cholesterol (mg/dl)

-2.21 ± 4

-9.26 ± 4#

High Density Lipoproteins (mg/dl)

0.93 ± 1

-1.06 ± 1

Low Density Lipoproteins (mg/dl)

-0.32 ± 4

-5.43 ± 4

Blood Urea Nitrogen (mg/dl)

-1.32 ± 0.5#*

0.1 ± 0.6*

Creatine (mg/dl)

0 ± .02

0.01 ± .01

Albumin (g/dl)

0 ± 0.4

0.03 ± .03

Globulin (g/dl)

-0.07 ± .05*

0.05 ± 0.5*

Alkaline Phosphatase (u/l)

-0.96 ± 1.3

3.52 ± 2.6

Aspartate amino transferase (u/l)

-0.64 ± 0.51

-0.13 ± 0.94

Alanine amino transferase (u/l)

-1.64 ± 0.80#

-0.94 ± 1.01

Hemoglobin (g/dl)

-0.12 ± 0.18

0.15 ± 0.10


Immune Parameters (Thous/mm3)

Control

Treatment


White Blood Cells

-0.77 ± 0.32

-0.52 ± 0.26

Platelet Count

-16.54 ± 4.34#

-13.13 ± 5.72#

Absolute Neutrophils

-0.42 ± 1.54

0.08 ± 1.19

Absolute Lymphocytes

0.12 ± 1.32

0.29 ± 0.94

Absolute Monocytes

0.19 ± 0.22

-0.13 ± 0.29

Absolute Eosinophils

0.01 ± 0.17

-0.27 ± 0.27

Absolute Basophils

0.12 ± 0.08

0.03 ± 0.05


# Significant difference (P < 0.05) within group (Time 0 versus Time 12 weeks)

* Signficant difference (P < 0.05) between group at 12 weeks

Frestedt et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2008 5:8   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-5-8

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