Table 4: Fasting blood samples and blood pressure in the three-meal (3M, n=49) and 3+3 meal (3+3M, n=44) groups of completers at baseline and after 1 year of treatment

From: Should snacks be recommended in obesity treatment? a 1-year randomized clinical trial

 Baseline1 yearChangeP-value
P-glucose (mmol/l)
S-insulin (mU/l)
S-cholesterol (mmol/l)
S-HDL (mmol/l)
S-LDL (mmol/l)
S-TG (mmol/l)
Systolic BP (mm Hg)
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)
  1. Abbreviations: BP, blood pressure; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; NS, not significant; P, plasma; S, serum; TG, triglycerides.
  2. Mean values±s.d. are presented.
  3. Significant difference from baseline within group *P<0.05, **P<0.01.