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Table 1 The initial and 8th week anthropometric and lipid parameters in control and metabolic syndrome groups

From: Reversion to regular diet with alternate day fasting can cure grade-I non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in high-fructose-intake-associated metabolic syndrome

  BW (gm) BMI (gm/cm2) WC (cm) TGs (mg/dl) HDL-C (mg/dl)
Initial 8th week Initial 8th week Initial 8th week Initial 8th week Initial 8th week
(C) 140.83
±2.18
(12)
188.33*
±6.63
(12)
0.42
±0.00
(12)
0.48*
±0.01
(12)
11.00
±0.16
(12)
11.79*
±0.18
(12)
100.09
±3.27
(11)
120.82*
±3.89
(11)
61.09
±1.70
(11)
37.70*
±1.97
(10)
(M) 142.44
±1.84
(54)
179.93*
±3.05
(54)
0.43
±0.00
(54)
0.49*
±0.01
(54)
10.63
±0.09
(54)
12.25*a
±0.09
(54)
93.78
±1.72
(51)
119.33*
±2.77
(51)
58.14
±1.09
(51)
30.84*a
±1.32
(51)
  1. M, metabolic syndrome group; C, control group; BW, body weight; BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; TGs, triglycerides; HDL-C, high density lipoprotein cholesterol
  2. In the parenthesis is the number of observations
  3. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM
  4. *: Significance from initial value, by Student's “t” test for paired data, at P ≤0.05
  5. a: Significance from control group, by Student's “t” test for un-paired data, at P ≤0.05