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Table 6 Results of Liver and Kidney Function

From: Minimal effective dose of lactic-fermented egg white on visceral fat in Japanese men: a double-blind parallel-armed pilot study

  Intake Periods (Weeks) Change (%)
0 8
AST (IU/L) Control 50.4 ± 26.7 35.2 ± 12.3 88.8 ± 9.9
LAFEW 6 g 21.9 ± 1.9 22.1 ± 2.4 101 ± 5.4
LAFEW 8 g 31.3 ± 6.0 28.7 ± 4.4 98.2 ± 12.2
ALT (IU/L) Control 52.2 ± 28.2 45.4 ± 21.7 95.5 ± 6.2
LAFEW 6 g 22.0 ± 2.8 23.4 ± 3.7 105 ± 7.2
LAFEW 8 g 49.0 ± 12.9 39.0 ± 10.5 94.3 ± 21.4
γ-GTP (IU/L) Control 72.6 ± 33.0 74.6 ± 35.5 105 ± 9.9
LAFEW 6 g 70.6 ± 21.3 70.9 ± 24.4 96.7 ± 5.8
LAFEW 8 g 37.8 ± 7.3 33.7 ± 7.3 86.8 ± 5.4
BUN (mg/dL) Control 13.0 ± 1.3 14.2 ± 0.9 111 ± 8.2
LAFEW 6 g 12.5 ± 1.1 11.2 ± 0.7# 92.5 ± 7.8
LAFEW 8 g 12.8 ± 0.5 11.8 ± 0.7 91.9 ± 4.3
Cr (mg/dL) Control 0.748 ± 0.042 0.752 ± 0.039 101 ± 2
LAFEW 6 g 0.779 ± 0.029 0.836 ± 0.030* 108 ± 3
LAFEW 8 g 0.798 ± 0.032 0.823 ± 0.024 104 ± 3
UA (mg/dL) Control 6.34 ± 0.15 6.16 ± 0.37 97.7 ± 7.4
LAFEW 6 g 5.96 ± 0.31 5.83 ± 0.30 98.4 ± 4.0
LAFEW 8 g 6.12 ± 0.47 5.95 ± 0.46 98.1 ± 5.6
  1. Mean ± SE of 5 (Control), 7 (LAFEW 6 g), or 6 (LAFEW 8 g)
  2. Control: Control group, LAFEW 6 g: LAFEW 6 g group, LAFEW 8 g: LAFEW 8 g group
  3. *p < 0.05 vs. 0 week by paired t-test, #p < 0.05 vs. Control by Dunnett test
  4. LAFEW Lactic-fermented egg white