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Table 1 Plasma concentrations of total cholesterol LDL-C, HDL-C and TG of male and female hyper- and hypo-responders during the EGG and placebo (SUB) periods1

From: Plasma LDL and HDL characteristics and carotenoid content are positively influenced by egg consumption in an elderly population1

  Total Cholesterol LDL-C HDL-C TG
  mg/dL
Hyper-responders (n = 15)
EGG 210.6 ± 43.3a 130.8 ± 45.4a 60.3 ± 13.6a 97.5 ± 62.8
SUB 175.6 ± 41.4b 103.4 ± 28.0b 54.6 ± 10.5b 95.3 ± 75.2
Hypo-responders (n = 27)
EGG 178.6 ± 27.6b 101.9 ± 39.4b 55.3 ± 14.9b 99.9 ± 42.2
SUB 181.5 ± 25.7b 106.2 ± 24.6b 54.2 ± 14.5b 106.0 ± 42.5
Diet Effect P < 0.0001 P < 0.0001 P < 0.0001 NS2
Response Effect P < 0.0001 P < 0.0001 P < 0.01 NS
  1. 1 Values are shown as the mean ± SD. Values in the same column with different superscript are significantly different as determined by repeated measures ANOVA
  2. 2 NS = non-significant