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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study subjects

From: Lactobacillus gasseri SBT2055 suppresses fatty acid release through enlargement of fat emulsion size in vitro and promotes fecal fat excretion in healthy Japanese subjects

Parameters Control Active
Number of subjects 15 15
Gender   
  Male 6 6
  Female 9 9
Age (years) 40.1 ± 9.5 42.6 ± 10.8
Height (cm) 162.2 ± 6.4 163.6 ± 9.4
Body weight (kg) 57.3 ± 6.4 58.8 ± 9.6
Body fat percentage (%) 24.9 ± 6.0 25.4 ± 6.4
BMI (kg/m2) 21.8 ± 2.5 21.9 ± 2.8
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 116.6 ± 13.4 120.9 ± 15.5
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 69.0 ± 9.4 77.0 ± 13.0
Pulse rate (beats/min) 67.2 ± 10.3 69.1 ± 7.3
Triacylglycerol (mg/dl) 65.1 ± 22.0 68.0 ± 30.1
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 197.1 ± 24.7 203.7 ± 31.0
Non-esterified fatty acid (μEq/l) 398.5 ± 169.5 393.3 ± 173.7
Glucose (mg/dl) 82.4 ± 6.6 86.3 ± 5.0
  1. Values are means ± SD.