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Table 2 Gender differences on anthropometrics, blood Pressure, blood chemistry, and insulin

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

Variables Female Male
Body weight (Kg)   
   Pre 75 ± 8b 90 ± 8a
   Post 76 ± 5b 90 ± 8a
Height (cm)   
   Pre 155 ± 1b 173 ± 1a
   Post 157 ± 1b 173 ± 1a
BMI   
   Pre 31 ± 2 30 ± 2
   Post 30 ± 2 30 ± 2
Fat (%)   
   Pre 41 ± 2a 18 ± 2b
   Post 43 ± 3a 20 ± 3b
Systolic pressure (mm Hg)   
   Pre 125 ± 3 127 ± 3
   Post 118 ± 2 122 ± 2
Diastolic pressure (mm Hg)   
   Pre 78 ± 2 75 ± 2
   Post 75 ± 2 74 ± 2
Na (mmol/L)   
   Pre 139 ± 0.6 140 ± 0.6
   Post 128 ± 0.6 139 ± 0.6
K (mmol/l)   
   Pre 4.14 ± 0.09 4.30 ± 0.11
   Post 4.15 ± 0.09 4.40 ± 0.11
Ca (mg/dL)   
   Pre 9.46 ±0.11 9.59 ± 0.11
   Post 9.44 ± 0.07 9.32 ± 0.07
Albumin (g/dL)   
   Pre 4.2 ± 0.08 4.3 ± 0.09
   Post 4.2 ± 0.08 4.6 ± 0.09
Glucose (mg/dL)   
   Pre 92 ± 3 96 ± 3
   Post 93 ± 3 93 ± 3
Insulin (μU/mL)   
   Pre 11.80 ± 1.25a 9.00 ± 1.30b
   Post 11.72 ± 1.25a 7.80 ± 1.35b
  1. a,bMeans with unlike superscript are significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different from each other.