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Table 3 Change in Outcome Measures after 8 weeks (Intention-to-treat analysis) (n = 55-60)

From: Effect of fruit and vegetable concentrates on endothelial function in metabolic syndrome: A randomized controlled trial

Variable Blend 1
(mean ± SD)
Blend 2
(mean ± SD)
Placebo
(mean ± SD)
Endothelial Function    
Flow-mediated dilatation, % 0.70 ± 3.70 0.70 ± 3.80 0.60 ± 3.70
Stimulus-adjusted response measure -0.02 ± 0.23 -0.02 ± 0.21 -0.03 ± 0.21
Flow-mediated dilatation, % (acute effects) 1.1 ± 3.70 0.7 ± 3.5 -0.3 ± 5.4
Serum Measures    
Insulin, pmol/L 68.06 ± 311.83 18.06 ± 213.21 15.97 ± 202.79
Fasting plasma glucose, mmol/L 0.03 ± 1.44 0.16 ± 1.47 0.38 ± 1.58
Anthropometric Measures    
Body Weight, kg 0.40 ± 2.20 0.30 ± 2.80 0.40 ± 2.20
Body Mass Index, kg/m2 0.10 ± 0.80 0.10 ± 1.00 0.10 ± 0.80
Lipid Panel    
Total Cholesterol, mmol/L 0.08 ± 0.47 0.08 ± 0.60 0.03 ± 0.52
High Density Lipoprotein (HDL), mmol/L 0.04 ± 0.17 0.04 ± 0.12 0.06 ± 0.15
Total Cholesterol/HDL -0.10 ± 0.60 -0.10 ± 0.80 -0.30 ± 0.70
Triglycerides, mmol/L 0.02 ± 0.64 -0.01 ± 0.71 -0.13 ± 0.68
Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL), mmol/L -0.02 ± 0.53 0.08 ± 0.62 0.02 ± 0.53
  1. p > 0.05 for all pairwise comparisons