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Table 1 Clinical and para-clinical characteristics of subjects at the study entrance

From: Short term effects of dietary medium-chain fatty acids and n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on the fat metabolism of healthy volunteers

Group1 Test Formula Placebo Formula
N 5 5
Age (years) 43.2 ± 16.1 44.1 ± 15.6
Body weight (kg) 91.8 ± 12.2 80.9 ± 10.5
Fat mass (kg) 17.8 ± 6.4 18.8 ± 6.1
Body mass index 28.6 ± 2.5 26.2 ± 1.9
Plasma triacylglycerol (mg/dl) 233 ± 58 205 ± 55
Plasma cholesterol (mg/dl) 181 ± 84 129 ± 80
  1. 1 no significant differences according to t-test