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Table 4 Change in the plasma triglyceride and lipoprotein concentration following the consumption of a low-carbohydrate diet for 28 days1

From: Effects of low carbohydrate diets high in red meats or poultry, fish and shellfish on plasma lipids and weight loss

Day Triglycerides (mmol/L) Total Cholesterol (mmol/L) LDL Cholesterol (mmol/L) HDL Cholesterol (mmol/L)
RM-0 1.04 ± 0.17 4.78 ± 0.35 2.84 ± 0.26 1.50 ± 0.13
RM-28 0.83 ± 0.11 4.47 ± 0.34 2.79 ± 0.22 1.31 ± 0.12
RM-Change -0.21 ± 0.19 -0.30 ± 0.15 -0.05 ± 0.14 -0.19 ± 0.05
PFS-0 1.27 ± 0.13 5.10 ± 0.31 3.18 ± 0.35 1.30 ± 0.14
PFS-28 0.87 ± 0.082 4.95 ± 0.31 3.33 ± 0.27 1.13 ± 0.10
PFS-Change -0.39 ± 0.10 -0.15 ± 0.23 0.15 ± 0.21 -0.17 ± 0.08
  1. 1RM, red meat; PFS, poultry/fish/shellfish; Mean ± SEM
  2. 2Statistically significant difference for triglycerides within PFS treatment between day 0 and 28 (p = 0.042)