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Table 1 Subject characteristics at baseline1

From: Comparison of isocaloric very low carbohydrate/high saturated fat and high carbohydrate/low saturated fat diets on body composition and cardiovascular risk

  VLCARB VLF HUF
males/females 4/20 5/17 3/18
BMI kg/m2 32.5 ± 3.1 32.6 ± 4.0 33.4 ± 3.6
AGE y 48.4 ± 8.0 50.7 ± 10.3 46.1 ± 9.5
Total Cholesterol mmol/L 5.8 ± 1.0 5.6 ± 1.1 6.0 ± 1.1
LDL-C mmol/L 3.8 ± 0.8 3.6 ± 1.1 4.0 ± 1.1
HDL-C mmol/L 1.2 ± 0.2 1.3 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.2
Triacylglycerols mmol/L 1.8 ± 0.9 1.5 ± 0.6 1.6 ± 0.5
  1. 1 Data are Mean ± SD. VLCARB = very low carbohydrate diet (n = 24) VLF = very low fat diet (n = 22) HUF = high unsaturated fat (n = 21)