Skip to main content

Table 2 General characteristics of the subjects

From: Effect of toxic trace element detoxification, body fat reduction following four-week intake of the Wellnessup diet: a three-arm, randomized clinical trial

VariablesWD
(n = 15)
CRD
(n = 15)
MRD
(n = 15)
p-value1)
(W-M-C)
p-value2)(W-M)p-value3)(W-C)p-value4)(M-C)
Age, years25.73 ± 4.1824.93 ± 4.5727.93 ± 5.040.2610.6020.2340.138
Sex (male/female)0/150/150/15
Height (cm)163.33 ± 5.47161.80 ± 5.05162.93 ± 6.650.6830.347> 0.990.617
Weight (kg)70.21 ± 8.4167.84 ± 6.2970.18 ± 6.590.6870.534> 0.990.407
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)26.25 ± 1.9825.91 ± 1.9526.41 ± 1.600.4550.5070.4700.280
Body Fat Mass (kg)25.05 ± 4.6723.69 ± 4.4825.18 ± 4.690.5470.3610.8030.361
Body Fat (%)35.89 ± 3.4235.25 ± 4.0036.04 ± 4.360.5860.4550.7240.361
Fat-Free Mass (kg)44.54 ± 5.5143.13 ± 3.7044.33 ± 4.030.7130.7560.8190.361
Waist Circumference (cm)88.46 ± 7.8485.67 ± 7.5387.51 ± 6.140.6330.3720.8840.493
Hip Circumference (cm)101.49 ± 3.5099.75 ± 3.48101.87 ± 4.660.3340.2540.8840.178
Drinking (yes/no)5)8/76/97/80.7653)0.4640.7150.713
Alcohol (units/week)2.51 ± 0.532.55 ± 2.624.70 ± 3.190.2870.2120.4150.247
Current Smoker (yes/no)0/150/150/15
TC (mg/dL)196.93 ± 32.84182.13 ± 29.34207.27 ± 38.310.2130.1980.5610.115
TG (mg/dL)96.13 ± 44.1374.07 ± 27.14107.20 ± 64.910.2150.1710.7090.120
HDL-C (mg/dL)63.73 ± 14.1063.47 ± 13.2367.87 ± 17.080.6120.9500.3940.418
LDL-C (mg/dL)108.27 ± 27.8396.93 ± 26.42113.40 ± 33.870.3240.2810.8680.152
Glucose (mg/dL)92.20 ± 11.1985.00 ± 5.2086.07 ± 7.410.0830.0380.0920.819
Insulin (μU/mL)11.80 ± 4.499.29 ± 4.1312.14 ± 8.460.2300.1150.2990.407
HbA1c (%)5.41 ± 0.215.29 ± 0.215.37 ± 0.360.4300.1770.5640.596
hs-CRP (mg/L)1.80 ± 2.990.96 ± 1.870.95 ± 1.480.3170.1830.4430.319
GGT (IU/L)27.87 ± 48.5310.00 ± 4.2114.53 ± 7.490.1840.1910.9830.069
Uric acid (mg/dL)5.21 ± 1.084.74 ± 1.065.13 ± 0.820.2640.1520.9340.184
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD
  2. 1) Analyzed by the Kruskal-Wallis test for change in WD-MRD-CRD groups
  3. 2) Analyzed by the Wilcoxon rank-sum test for change in WD-MRD groups
  4. 3) Analyzed by the Wilcoxon rank-sum test for change in WD-CRD groups
  5. 4) Analyzed by the Wilcoxon rank-sum test for change in MRD-CRD groups
  6. 5) Analyzed by the Chi-square test
  7. Abbreviations: WD Wellnessup diet, MRD maintaining regular diet, CRD calorie-restricted diet, TC Total Cholesterol, TG Triglycerides, HDL-C HDL-Cholesterol, LDL-C LDL-Cholesterol, GGT Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase