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Table 1 Effect of dieting on lipid profile

From: Low carbohydrate diets in family practice: what can we learn from an internet-based support group

Marker Group increased (%) no change (%) decreased (%)
Total cholesterol all 11 27 62
  30 lb+1 yr 10 21 68
LDL all 12 30 60
  30 lb+1 yr 10 25 65
HDL all 49 31 21
  30 lb+1 yr 55 25 20
Triglycerides all 4 27 68
  30 lb+1 yr 3 21 76
  1. Responses to questions 22.-25. from survey. Improvements shown in bold