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Table 2 Cardiometabolic-, oxidative stress-, and inflammatory data before and after a 21-day Daniel Fast (Mean values and standard error of mean (SEM), n = 39)

From: A 21-day Daniel fast with or without krill oil supplementation improves anthropometric parameters and the cardiometabolic profile in men and women

Variable Pre Post pvaluea
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL) 173.1 ± 5.0 146.0 ± 4.8 < 0.01
LDL-C (mg/dL) 100.6 ± 4.3 80.0 ± 3.7 < 0.01
HDL-C (mg/dL) 56.0 ± 2.6 50.9 ± 2.6 < 0.01
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 82.5 ± 7.4 75.2 ± 5.7 0.18
VLDL (mg/dL) 16.5 ± 1.5 15.1 ± 1.1 0.20
LDL:HDL 2.0 ± 0.1 1.7 ± 0.1 < 0.01
Total:HDL 3.3 ± 0.2 3.1 ± 0.1 < 0.01
Glucose (mg/dL) 101.4 ± 7.5 91.7 ± 3.4 0.04
Insulin (μU/mL) 7.92 ± 0.80 5.76 ± 0.59 < 0.01
HOMA-IR 2.06 ± 0.30 1.40 ± 0.21 < 0.01
Resistin (ng/mL) 6.06 ± 0.31 6.72 ± 0.32 < 0.01
Adiponectin (μg/mL) 16.11 ± 0.88 16.49 ± 0.86 0.22
Malondialdehyde (μmol/L) 0.73 ± 0.06 0.71 ± 0.07 0.81
Hydrogen Peroxide (μmol/L) 4.66 ± 0.37 4.47 ± 0.38 0.57
NOx (μmol/L) 19.26 ± 2.56 28.49 ± 3.53 0.01
TEAC (mmol/L) 0.66 ± 0.01 0.62 ± 0.02 0.56
C-Reactive Protein (ng/mL) 1.90 ± 0.60 1.36 ± 0.39 0.14
  1. HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance; NOx, nitrate and nitrite; TEAC, Trolox Equivalent Antioxidant Capacity.
  2. ap values represent the results of paired t-tests.