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Table 4 Outcome of epigallocatechin gallate and cellulose after 6 weeks of treatment

From: Effects of green tea extract on overweight and obese women with high levels of low density-lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C): a randomised, double-blind, and cross-over placebo-controlled clinical trial

n = 73 Green tea extract cellulose  
Cases reductions, % mean (SD) mean (SD) p value
Weight, kg −0.5 (2.5) −1.5 (10.7) 0.41
Body Mass Index, kg/m2 −0.5 (2.5) −1.5 (10.7) 0.41
Waist Circumference (WC), cm 0.2 (5.0) 0.9 (4.5) 0.36
Hip Circumference (HC), cm −0.6 (3.2) 0.2 (2.6) 0.11
Waist hip ratio 0.8 (5.0) 0.7 (4.1) 0.91
Fasting blood sugar, mg/dL 1.2 (11.9) −2.0 (12.9) 0.12
Total cholesterol, mg/dL −2.3 (9.7) 0.3 (12.3) 0.15
Triglyceride, mg/dL 7.5 (32.6) 9.8 (41.0) 0.71
High density lipoprotein, mg/dL −0.1 (10.2) 1.8 (14.6) 0.35
Low density lipoprotein, mg/dL −4.8 (14.6) 0.5 (17.3) 0.048
Insulin, IU/L 4.5 (47.4) 11.8 (47.0) 0.35
HOMA-IR index 7.1 (54.4) 9.3 (42.7) 0.78
Adiponectin, ug/mL 15.2 (68.8) 6.9 (42.2) 0.38
Ghrelin, pg/mL −6.0 (39.0) 1.4 (39.7) 0.26
Leptin, ng/mL 25.7 (103.8) −1.02 (44.9) 0.046
Apolipoprotein A1, mg/dL 0.4 (20.5) −1.3 (14.4) 0.55
Apolipoprotein B100, mg/dL −2.0 (12.6) 0.2 (14.8) 0.35
  1. (+ means increase and − means reduction)