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Table 5 Effects of the 12-week dietary intervention

From: Effects of butter from mountain-pasture grazing cows on risk markers of the metabolic syndrome compared with conventional Danish butter: a randomized controlled study

  Grazing (n=20) Conventional (n=18)
Total cholesterol, (mmol/L) 5.9 ± 0.10 5.8 ± 0.11
LDL cholesterol, (mmol/L) 3.4 ± 0.09 3.3 ± 0.09
HDL cholesterol, (mmol/L) 1.5 ± 0.04 1.4 ± 0.04
Triacylglycerol, (mmol/L) 1.2 ± 1.08 1.1 ± 1.09
hsCRP, (mg/L) 0.8 ± 1.36 0.6 ± 1.41
Insulin, (pmol/L) 32.0 ± 1.11 30.0 ± 1.12
C-peptide, (pmol/L) 586.1 ± 1.05 582.1 ± 1.05
Glucose, (mmol/L) 5.6 ± 1.01 5.7 ± 1.02
Phytanic acid, (μM) 3.6 ± 0.17 3.3 ± 0.18
  1. All values are means ± SE. hsCRP high sensitive C-reactive protein, Grazing milk from grazing cows, Conventional milk from conventionally fed cows. No significant differences between the two diet groups were found (ANCOVA).