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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects

From: Eating a healthy lunch improves serum alanine aminotransferase activity

Characteristics Initial value Minimum - Maximum
N 10  
Age (years) 46.8±2.2 31 - 56
Height (cm) 172±2 162.0 - 177.2
Body weight (kg) 70.7±2.9 58.7 - 83.5
BMI (kg/cm2) 23.9±0.8 20.6 - 28.2
Abdominal circumference (cm) 87.8±2.1 79.7 - 96.6
Blood pressure   
  SBP (mmHg) 124±4 104 - 150
  DBP (mmHg) 75.6±3.0 60 - 92
Glucose (mg/dL) 90.6±1.7 82 - 98
ALT (U/L) 27.0±2.9 10 - 39
AST (U/L) 23.2±1.6 15 - 31
γ-GTP (U/L) 34.8±5.6 16 - 71
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 219±11 170 - 260
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 53.9±3.6 39 - 81
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 137±10 80 - 180
Triacylglycerol (mg/dL) 157±20 56 - 248
NEFA (μEq/L) 525±62 266 - 914
HMW-adiponectin (μg/mL) 2.31±0.22 1.63 - 3.97
  1. Data show mean±S.E.
  2. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, ALT Alanine aminotransferase, AST Aspartate aminotransferase, γ-GTP Gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase, NEFA Non-esterified fatty acid, HMW-adiponectin High molecular weight-adiponectin.