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Table 2 Effects of kiwifruit consumption on fasting plasma levels of lipids and glucose (n = 24)

From: Supplementation of a western diet with golden kiwifruits (Actinidia chinensis var.'Hort 16A':) effects on biomarkers of oxidation damage and antioxidant protection

  Before After Diff Change p
  Mean SEM Mean SEM Mean SEM (%)  
  (mM) (mM) (mM)   
One kwifruit per day      
Glucose 4.79 0.1 4.69 0.1 -0.10 0.1 -2.1 0.41
HDL 1.53 0.1 1.52 0.1 -0.01 0.1 -6.5 0.71
LDL 2.32 0.1 2.20 0.1 -0.12 0.1 -3.4 0.68
Total cholesterol 4.05 0.1 3.83 0.1 -0.22 0.2 -4.4 0.26
Triglycerides 0.88 0.1 0.76 0.1 -0.12 0.1 -13.3 0.05
Two kwifruits per day      
Glucose 4.68 0.1 4.80 0.1 0.12 0.1 2.6 0.20
HDL 1.50 0.1 1.43 0.1 -0.07 0.1 -7.1 0.26
LDL 2.39 0.1 2.51 0.1 0.12 0.1 3.3 0.57
Total cholesterols 4.05 0.1 4.10 0.1 0.05 0.2 4.7 0.51
Triglycerides 0.86 0.1 0.76 0.0 -0.10 0.1 -7.4 0.05
  1. SEM: standard error of the mean