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Table 4 Anthropometric and laboratory parameters in corn oil and flaxseed oil periods

From: Flaxseed oil intake reduces serum small dense low-density lipoprotein concentrations in Japanese men: a randomized, double blind, crossover study

   Corn oil period Flaxseed oil period
   0 week 4 week 12 week 0 week 4 week 12 week
Body weight (kg) 72.2 ± 2.5 72.0 ± 2.5 72.4 ± 2.6 71.4 ± 2.4 71.9 ± 2.4 72.2 ± 2.5
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 132.4 ± 3.0 132.6 ± 3.3 126.1 ± 2.6 132.9 ± 4.3 134.8 ± 3.9 129.7 ± 3.5
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 76.4 ± 2.6 77.0 ± 2.2 74.8 ± 2.4 77.6 ± 2.9 81.9 ± 3.2 75.2 ± 3.0
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dl) 102.5 ± 2.5 99.9 ± 2.5 102.5 ± 2.2 101.9 ± 2.2 102.2 ± 1.8 102.1 ± 1.9
HbA1c (%) 4.9 ± 0.1 4.9 ± 0.1 4.9 ± 0.1 5.0 ± 0.1 4.9 ± 0.1 5.0 ± 0.1
Fasting serum insulin (μU/ml) 8.5 ± 1.1 9.5 ± 1.4 9.1 ± 1.3 8.3 ± 1.3 9.1 ± 1.1 9.4 ± 1.5
Aspartate aminotransferase (U/l) 22.5 ± 2.0 21.4 ± 1.8 23.7 ± 1.6 21.0 ± 1.1 20.9 ± 1.1 23.8 ± 1.8
Alanine aminotransferase (U/l) 27.7 ± 3.7 26.1 ± 3.2 28.4 ± 3.1 23.4 ± 1.8 24.0 ± 2.6 26.3 ± 2.7
γ-glutamyl transpeptidase (U/l) 48.3 ± 10.8 47.4 ± 10.6 54.8 ± 14.5 45.3 ± 8.2 42.7 ± 8.7 50.7 ± 12.2
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.8 ± 0.03 0.8 ± 0.06 0.8 ± 0.04 0.8 ± 0.03 0.8 ± 0.04 0.8 ± 0.04
Urea nitrogen (mg/dl) 12.6 ± 0.4 12.1 ± 0.8 11.9 ± 0.4 12.0 ± 0.5 11.1 ± 0.5 12.0 ± 0.6
alpha-tocopherol (μmol/l) 27.0 ± 1.5 27.6 ± 1.4 27.6 ± 1.4 26.7 ± 1.7 26.0 ± 1.6 26.3 ± 1.6
  1. Values are means ± SE, n = 15.
  2. †; p <0.05 vs. corn oil, paired t test.