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Table 1 Anthropometric measurements and metabolic profile of obese female adolescents at baseline and after 16 weeks of Brazil nuts (BNG) or placebo (PG) intake

From: Brazil nuts intake improves lipid profile, oxidative stress and microvascular function in obese adolescents: a randomized controlled trial

  BNG PG
  T0 T1 T0 T1
Body mass (kg) 86.3 [82.2-94.3] 86.3[80.3-96.9] 91.7 [82.1-110.8] 93.2[83.7-108.7]
Height (m) 1.55[1.52-1.66] 1.55[1.53-1.67] 1.64[1.56-1.69] 1.64[1.56-1.69]
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 35.3[33.9-36.0] 35.3[33.3-36.2] 34.0[33.0-39.1] 35.6[32.8-38.9]
Waist circumference (cm) 105.0[93.0-117.8] 112.0[99.5-116.0] 111.0[104.0-117.8] 115.0[107.5-120.0]
Insulin (mcU/ml) 15.9[14.5-23.6] 15.5[12.2-22.2] 18.0[15.2-20.1] 18.0[10.9-22.8]
Fasting glucose (mg/dl) 89.5[81.5-94.0] 86.0 [82.5-93.0] 87.0[82.0-90.5] 90.0[82.0-94.0]
HOMA 3.6[2.9-5.2] 3.5[2.6-6.5] 3.9[3.1-4.4] 3.7[2.2-5.2]
CRP (mg/dl) 0.31[0.15-0.63] 0.37[0.20-0.68] 0.38[0.14-0.78] 0.52[0.29-0.79]
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 152.0[140.5-159.0] 136.0[129.5-141.5] *† 167.0[133.5-184.5] 170.0[148.5-177.0]
HDL-c (mg/dl) 44.0[41.5-48.5] 43.5[40.0-50.5] 45.0[36.0-48.0] 45.0[41.0-47.5]
LDL-c (mg/dl) 86.5[80.5-98.0] 72.5[71.0-83.0] *† 106.0[77.0-123.0] 103.0[87.0-109.0]
TG (mg/dl) 84.5[68.0-98.5] 69.0[58.5-83.5]† 113.5[87.0-132.5] 106.0[77.0-153.0]
  1. * significant results intra-group (p < 0.05)
  2. † significant results inter-group (p < 0.05)