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Table 2 Values of the studied variables, before and after Spirulina treatment

From: Antihyperlipemic and antihypertensive effects of Spirulina maxima in an open sample of mexican population: a preliminary report

Variable TAG (mg/dL) TC (mg/dL) HDL-C (mg/dL) LDL-C (mg/dL) SYST-P (mmHg) DIAST-P (mmHg)
Initial 234 ± 178 182 ± 37 43 ± 14 103 ± 30 120 ± 9 85 ± 9
Final 168 ± 101 163 ± 34 50 ± 19 86 ± 28 109 ± 9 79 ± 8
p 0.001a 0.001a 0.01a 0.013a < 0.001b <0.05b
Univar. p   0.108 0.247 0.044   
  1. Values are mean ± SD; n = 36; a Student's t test or b Tuckey's multiple comparison test; Univar. p = univariated p. p: significance value.