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Table 2 Oxidative stress and inflammatory data of men and women before and after a 21-day traditional or modified Daniel Fast

From: Both a traditional and modified Daniel Fast improve the cardio-metabolic profile in men and women

Variable Traditional Modified
Time Pre Post Pre Post
MDA (μmol∙L-1)** 0.9 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.0 0.6 ± 0.1
CRP (mg∙L-1) 1.4 ± 0.3 0.8 ± 0.2 1.5 ± 0.5 0.9 ± 0.3
Insulin (μU∙mL-1)** 13.6 ± 3.0 10.6 ± 2.1 7.0 ± 1.3 5.8 ± 0.9
HOMA-IR 4.2 ± 1.6 2.9 ± 0.9 1.5 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.2
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SEM.
  2. ** Indicates significant difference between groups (MDA: p = 0.03; Insulin: p = 0.02).
  3. No other statistically significant difference noted (p > 0.05).