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Table 4 Change in Outcome Measures after 8 weeks (For subjects with at least 80% compliance) (n = 27-37)

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, % 0.60 ± 4.30 1.00 ± 3.401 0.60 ± 4.20
Stimulus-adjusted response measure -0.04 ± 0.33 -0.04 ± 0.28 -0.05 ± 0.28
Serum Measures    
Insulin, pmol/L 65.28 ± 362.53 -29.17 ± 232.66 20.14 ± 225.71
Fasting plasma glucose, mmol/L 0.16 ± 1.75 0.11 ± 1.69 0.07 ± 1.61
Anthropometric Measures    
Body Weight, kg 0.90 ± 2.90 0.20 ± 2.50 0.40 ± 2.00
Body Mass Index, kg/m2 0.30 ± 0.90 0.00 ± 0.80 0.10 ± 0.70
Lipid Panel    
Total Cholesterol, mmol/L 0.10 ± 0.62 0.04 ± 0.49 0.01 ± 0.62
High Density Lipoprotein (HDL), mmol/L 0.04 ± 0.21 0.06 ± 0.15 0.10 ± 0.17
Total Cholesterol/HDL -0.10 ± 0.70 0.00 ± 0.801 -0.40 ± 0.80
Triglycerides, mmol/L 0.03 ± 0.71 0.24 ± 0.60 -0.19 ± 0.87
Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL), mmol/L -0.04 ± 0.71 0.11 ± 0.55 -0.01 ± 0.74
  1. 1 p = 0.02 as compared to placebo;