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Table 2 Comparison of FBG, serum lipid, adipocytokine, and carotenoid levels before and after 3-weeks intake of a β-cryptoxanthin beverage (n = 17)

From: Supplementation of highly concentrated β-cryptoxanthin in a satsuma mandarin beverage improves adipocytokine profiles in obese Japanese women

Characteristics Before After Change*  P -value
FBG (mg/dl) 101 ± 3 101 ± 2 1 0.749
Total-cholesterol (mg/dl) 216 ± 6 217 ± 6 1 0.827
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 135 ± 6 136 ± 6 0 0.949
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 64 ± 3 64 ± 3 0 0.803
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 116 ± 14 100 ± 12 −16 0.057
Leptin (mg/dl) 15.7 ± 1.8 15.5 ± 2.0 −0.2 0.853
HMW-Adiponectin (mg/ml) 9.8 ± 1.2 11.1 ± 1.1 1.3 0.009
Total PAI-1 (ng/ml) 32 ± 3 28 ± 3 −4 0.052
β-cryptoxanthin (mg/ml) 0.28 ± 0.04 1.15 ± 0.08 0.86 0.000
Lycopene (mg/ml) 0.18 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.01 0.00 0.741
α-carotene (mg/ml) 0.09 ± 0.02 0.09 ± 0.01 0.00 0.795
β-carotene (mg/ml) 0.37 ± 0.04 0.38 ± 0.03 0.00 0.793
Zeaxanthin (mg/ml) 0.07 ± 0.01 0.07 ± 0.01 0.00 0.901
  1. Data show means ± S. E.
  2. Abbreviations: FBG, fasting blood glucose; HMW, high molecular weight; PAI-1, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1* Change implies subtraction of ‘before’ data from ‘after’ data.