Table 1 Characteristics of the participating subjects

From: Circulating inflammatory and atherogenic biomarkers are not increased following single meals of dairy foods

Characteristic Single-meal study (n=13) 4-Week study (n=12)
Age (years)a 61.6 (7.6) 59 (8.2)
BMI (kg/m2)a 30.7 (4.0) 29.8 (3.2)
Systolic BP (mm Hg)a 138 (17) 135 (17)
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)a 74 (19) 72 (18)
Cholesterol (mmol/l)a 5.13 (0.87) 5.32 (0.88)
Triglyceride (mmol/l)a 1.14 (0.72) 1.14 (0.66)
LDL-C (mmol/l)a 3.43 (0.73) 3.31 (0.75)
HDL-C (mmol/l)a 1.21 (0.35) 1.46 (0.45)
Glucose (mmol/l)a 5.2 (0.45) 5.2 (0.7)
  1. Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; BP, blood pressure; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
  2. aResults are expressed as mean (s.d.).
  3. Lipid and glucose values in plasma.