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Table 2 Lipid and inflammatory parameters before the intervention

From: Effect of yerba mate and green tea on paraoxonase and leptin levels in patients affected by overweight or obesity and dyslipidemia: a randomized clinical trial

Variables Yerba mate group Green tea group Control group P
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Blood glucose (mg/dL) 96 ± 8.8 96.1 ± 14.9 96.5 ± 17.8 0.980*
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 132.6 ± 71.5 154.5 ± 75.5 143.7 ± 77.5 0.341*
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL) 221.4 ± 31.9 223.3 ± 42.6 221.3 ± 31.5 0.952*
HDL-c (mg/dL) 45.1 ± 12.4 44 ± 11.8 44.9 ± 14 0.907*
Non-HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL) 176.2 ± 29.3 179.3 ± 39.3 183.8 ± 25.2 0.878*
LDL-c (mg/dL) 151 ± 26.1 149.4 ± 34 148.3 ± 28.8 0.914*
TC/HDL-c ratio 5.2 ± 1.44 5.3 ± 1.36 5.2 ± 1.3 0.969*
Insulin (U/mL) 8.6 (6.1 a 11.7) 9.1 (5.4 a 13.8) 8.1 (6.4 a 10.7) 0.837**
SGOT (U/L) 9 (8 a 11) 9 (8 a 11) 9 (7.8 a 11) 0.938**
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.67 (0.57 a 0.81) 0.68 (0.61 a 0.79) 0.67 (0.62 a 0.80) 0.989**
CRP (mg/dL) 0.16 (0.1 a 0.34) 0.21 (0.1 a 0.37) 0.21 (0.11 a 0.42) 0.695**
  1. * Data presented as mean ± standard deviation, compared by ANOVA
  2. ** Data presented as median (interquartile range), compared by Kruskall-Wallis test
  3. Values of p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant
  4. Abbreviations: HDL-c high density lipoprotein cholesterol, Calculated LDC-c low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, SGOT serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase, CRP high sensitive C-reactive protein