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Table 3 Comparison of the leptin/ghrelin ratio after the HC- and NC-meal intake, in the population of study Group I

From: The relationship between the leptin/ghrelin ratio and meals with various macronutrient contents in men with different nutritional status: a randomized crossover study

G1 Time (min) 0 30 60 120 180 240
High-carbohydrate (HC) meal vs normo-carbohydrate (NC) meal N1-HC 5.01
±1.75
4.71
±1.55
5.28
±2.00
6.74
±2.39
5.59
±1.79
4.92
±1.47
N1-NC 3.50
±1.21
4.25
±1.63
3.11
±0.80
3.04
±0.96
3.32
±0.91
2.92
±0.67
†p= 0.59 0.57 0.17 0.06 0.07 0.14
O/O1-HC 21.00
±5.25
17.44
±4.91
17.84
±3.74
18.40
±3.72
20.05
±4.41
17.63
±4.36
O/O1-NC 19.25
±7.10
16.49
±4.05
19.87
±4.33
24.15
±8.84
20.85
±5.28
19.15
±4.40
‡p= 0.26 0.57 0.67 1.0 0.34 0.68
  1. The results are presented as mean values ± SE. † comparison between the high-carbohydrate (HC) and normo-carbohydrate (NC) meals in the normal body weight (N1) group; ‡ comparison between the high-carbohydrate (HC) and normo-carbohydrate (NC) meals in the overweight/obesity (O/O1) group