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Table 2 VLDL, LDL and HDL Particle Sizes 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

  VLDL LDL HDL
  (nm)
Hyper-responders (n = 15)
EGG 46.05 ± 8.78 21.77 ± 0.95 9.49 ± 0.55
SUB 48.60 ± 8.55 21.48 ± 0.95 9.35 ± 0.49
Hypo-responders (n = 27)
EGG 47.30 ± 7.39 21.37 ± 0.81 9.19 ± 0.46
SUB 46.94 ± 7.35 21.41 ± 0.80 9.10 ± 0.49
Diet Effect NS2 NS P < 0.01
Response Effect NS NS NS
  1. 1 Values are presented as mean ± SD.
  2. 2 NS = non-significant