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Table 2 Initial (day 1) and final (day 15) values of physical characteristics and biochemical blood parameters (n = 15)

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
day 1 day 15 day 1 day 15
Body weight (kg) 57.4 ± 6.5 55.8 ± 6.0** 58.4 ± 9.4 57.2 ± 9.2**
Body fat percentage (%) 24.2 ± 6.4 24.2 ± 5.6 25.1 ± 6.6 25.1 ± 6.9
BMI (kg/m2) 21.9 ± 2.6 21.3 ± 2.4** 21.8 ± 2.8 21.4 ± 2.9**
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 117.3 ± 15.5 117.9 ± 13.6 115.9 ± 14.4 118.6 ± 15.2
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 68.7 ± 10.1 69.1 ± 10.4 71.9 ± 11.2 73.0 ± 11.6
Pulse rate (beats/min) 67.0 ± 5.9 65.9 ± 10.6 71.9 ± 9.0 67.0 ± 8.3*
Triacylglycerol (mg/dl) 67.5 ± 33.5 59.5 ± 21.3 67.2 ± 37.2 66.5 ± 32.3
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 188.5 ± 17.9 176.1 ± 27.4* 192.7 ± 35.4 179.7 ± 28.0*
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 68.1 ± 10.3 68.7 ± 11.1 66.5 ± 11.8 65.6 ± 11.5
Non-esterified fatty acid (μEq/l) 331.8 ± 105.5 372.1 ± 135.1 413.1 ± 223.8 462.9 ± 169.2
Glucose (mg/dl) 85.7 ± 10.0 82.5 ± 5.8 85.3 ± 6.0 84.0 ± 6.2
Total protein (g/dl) 7.4 ± 0.3 7.4 ± 0.5 7.5 ± 0.4 7.5 ± 0.4
AST (U/l) 19.8 ± 4.6 19.1 ± 4.1 19.4 ± 4.5 19.1 ± 4.6
ALT (U/l) 20.3 ± 11.6 18.2 ± 9.4* 15.7 ± 5.6 14.3 ± 5.0
ALP (U/l) 185.4 ± 35.1 176.2 ± 35.7 185.1 ± 38.6 188.3 ± 30.4
γ-GTP (U/l) 23.2 ± 14.1 18.6 ± 9.1* 21.3 ± 10.5 18.5 ± 8.8
  1. Abbreviations: HDL high density lipoprotein, AST aspartate aminotransferase, ALT alanine aminotransferase, ALP alkaline phosphatase, γ-GTP gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase.
  2. Values are means ± SD.
  3. Significantly different from the initial values within the group; *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01.