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Table 1 Effect of SM and control diets on serum lipid profile

From: Effect of dietary sphingomyelin on absorption and fractional synthetic rate of cholesterol and serum lipid profile in humans

Parameter Sphingomyelin diet Control diet
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 169.90 ± 8.61 155.60 ± 2.99
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 81.00 ± 7.63 74.40 ± 10.89
LDL (mg/dL) 92.10 ± 4.86 86.20 ± 3.36
VLDL (mg/dL) 16.30 ± 1.52 15.78 ± 2.30
HDL (mg/dL) 61.50 ± 6.22 54.40 ± 3.85*
Chol/HDL 2.91 ± 0.22 2.96 ± 0.22
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM. * indicates significant at p < 0.05 compared with SM diet consumption.