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Table 1 Effects of drinking carrot juice on anthropometrics, blood Pressure, blood chemistry, lipid panel, hormones, inflammatory markers, and antioxidant status

From: Drinking carrot juice increases total antioxidant status and decreases lipid peroxidation in adults

Variables Pre-Test Post-Test
Anthropometric   
Body weight (Kg) 83 ± 16 83 ± 16
Height (cm) 165 ± 2 165 ± 2
BMI 30 ± 2 30 ± 2
Fat % 28 ± 2 33 ± 2
Blood Pressure   
Systolic (mm Hg) 126.5 ± 2 120.5 ± 2
Diastolic (mm Hg) 77 ± 2 75 ± 2
Blood Chemistry   
Na (mmol/L) 140 ± 0.4 139 ± 0.4
K (mmol/L) 4.16 ± 0.07 4.32 ± 0.07
Ca (mg/dl) 9.4 ± 0.07 9.5 ± 0.07
Albumin (g/dL) 4.26 ± 0.06 4.30 ± 0.06
Glucose (mg/dL) 94 ± 1.9 93 ± 1.9
Lipid panel   
TAG (mg/dL) 115 ± 14 123 ± 14
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 212 ± 8 218 ± 8
HDL (mg/dL) 55 ± 5 54 ± 5
VLDL 30 ± 4 32 ± 4
LDL (mg/dL) 128 ± 7 133 ± 7
Apo A (mg/dL) 162 ± 9 153 ± 9
Apo B (mg/dL) 102 ± 5 103 ± 5
Hormones   
Insulin (μU/mL) 10 ± 1.1 9 ± 1.1
Leptin (ng/mL) 22 ± 2.8 21 ± 2.8
Inflammatory markers   
Interleukin-1α (pg/mL) 1.48 ± 0.13 1.82 ± 0.15
C-reactive protein (mg/L) 3.74 ± 0.43 2.75 ± 0.45
Antioxidant status   
Total antioxidant capacity (mM) 0.81 ± 0.04b 1.03 ± 0.04a
Malondialdehyde (μM) 42 ± 6a 18 ± 6b
  1. a,bMeans with unlike superscript are significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different from each other.