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Table 5 Changes in lipid profile after the consumption of either control (CON) or almond (ALM) diet for 12 weeksa

From: Almonds ameliorate glycemic control in Chinese patients with better controlled type 2 diabetes: a randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial

  CON ALM  
Pre Post Pre Post P-value b
All subjects (n = 33)
 TC (mg/dl) 170.7 ± 31.9 180.6 ± 36.0 175.1 ± 36.0 178.9 ± 28.4 0.468
 LDL (mg/dl) 97.5 ± 29.3 102.9 ± 29.2 100.2 ± 29.5 98.0 ± 24.5 0.250
 HDL (mg/dl) 44.8 ± 12.9 49.7 ± 13.4 45.2 ± 11.9 48.5 ± 12.4 0.279
 TG (mg/dl) 161.1 ± 83.7 141.2 ± 68.3 164.4 ± 117.6 162.9 ± 111.1 0.183
 LDL/HDL 2.34 ± 0.90 2.22 ± 0.82 2.37 ± 0.86 2.15 ± 0.70 0.485
 Apo A1 (g/l) 128.9 ± 23.9 135.1 ± 23.4 128.3 ± 22.8 135.3 ± 24.3 0.776
 Apo B (g/l) 82.9 ± 22.2 85.8 ± 24.2 84.3 ± 23.3 86.7 ± 22.6 0.935
 Apo A1/Apo B 0.66 ± 0.20 0.66 ± 0.21 0.68 ± 0.21 0.66 ± 0.19 0.750
Subjects with HbA1c ≤8 (n = 27)
 TC (mg/dl) 167.7 ± 32.3 176.3 ± 32.3 172.0 ± 35.0 177.0 ± 28.4 0.735
 LDL (mg/dl) 96.0 ± 29.5 103.1 ± 29.2 100.2 ± 30.7 96.8 ± 24.0 0.192
 HDL (mg/dl) 45.3 ± 14.0 49.6 ± 14.0 45.5 ± 12.8 48.9 ± 13.6 0.562
 TG (mg/dl) 154.3 ± 84.0 130.7 ± 54.4 146.6 ± 70.9 154.1 ± 98.6 0.078
 LDL/HDL 2.30 ± 0.89 2.22 ± 0.76 2.37 ± 0.87 2.13 ± 0.70 0.327
 Apo A1 (g/l) 129.2 ± 25.6 134.6 ± 25.2 128.3 ± 24.8 135.0 ± 26.6 0.675
 Apo B (g/l) 80.9 ± 22.2 83.8 ± 22.3 82.5 ± 22.8 84.8 ± 22.7 0.956
 Apo A1/Apo B 0.64 ± 0.19 0.64 ± 0.20 0.67 ± 0.21 0.65 ± 0.20 0.710
  1. aData are presented as mean ± SD
  2. bP-values illustrate significant difference between post ALM and post CON values, tested using a repeated-measures ANOVA analysis, followed by LSMEANS test