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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Rye kernel breakfast increases satiety in the afternoon - an effect of food structure

  Bread studyb Porridge studyc
Measurementa Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range
Age (y) 25 8 20-55 24 8 21-56
BMI (kg/m2) 22.7 2.6 19.3-28.9 22.2 2.1 19.3-26.8
Fasting glucose (mmol/L) 4.9 0.3 4.3-5.6 4.7 0.4 3.9-5.6
Thyroid-stimulating hormone (mlE/L) 1.5 0.5 0.9-2.6 1.6 0.7 0.9-3.9
Haemoglobin (g/L) 133 8.2 121-152 133 6.5 121-142
Alanine aminotransferase (μkat/L) 0.4 0.2 0.2-1.1 0.4 0.1 0.2-0.7
  1. a Normal range for healthy individuals: fasting glucose 4.0-6.1 mmol/L; thyroid-stimulating hormone 0.3-4.0 mlE/L; hemoglobin in men 130-170, in women 120-150 g/L; alanine aminotransferase in men 0.15-1.10, in women 0.15-0.75 μkat/L.
  2. b n = 24 (22 F, 2 M)
  3. c n = 20 (20 F)