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Table 2 Fasting serum Adiponectin, CRP, VCAM-1, ICAM-1 at Baseline and following 12 weeks of a carbohydrate restricted diet with 3 eggs per day (EGG group) or egg substitute (SUB).

From: Eggs modulate the inflammatory response to carbohydrate restricted diets in overweight men

Variable Adiponectin (mg/L) CRP (mg/L) VCAM-1 (mg/L) ICAM-1 (mg/L)
EGG     
Baseline 15.8 ± 4.6a 5.9 ± 2.9b 1.13 ± 0.15 0.21 ± 0.05
12 Weeks 18.6 ± 3.8b 4.3 ± 3.7a 1.19 ± 0.13 0.21 ± 0.04
SUB     
Baseline 15.8 ± 5.9a 8.6 ± 6.5bc 1.17 ± 0.26 0.23 ± 0.06
12 Weeks 16.4 ± 5.2a 12.2 ± 11.5c 1.14 ± 0.30 0.21 ± 0.07
Time Effect P < 0.01 NS NS NS
Diet Effect NS NS NS NS
Interaction P < 0.05 P < 0.05 NS NS
  1. Values are means ± standard deviation. EGG n = 15, SUB n = 13. Data were analyzed using repeated measures ANOVA. Values in the same column with different superscript indicate significantly different at P < 0.05.
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