Table 4—

Lipid changes with energy-restricted diets

VariableWeek 0Week 8Week 12
Total cholesterol
 HP diet5.16 ±0.174.64 ±0.184.81 ±0.16*
 LP diet5.16 ±0.254.82 ±0.225.15 ±0.25
Triglyceride
 HP diet2.02 ±0.151.56 ±0.131.68 ±0.14
 LP diet2.17 ±0.211.76 ±0.111.94 ±0.16
LDL cholesterol
 HP diet3.32 ±0.163.02 ±0.153.13 ±0.15*
 LP diet3.23 ±0.203.12 ±0.203.32 ±0.22
HDL cholesterol
 HP diet0.93 ±0.030.92 ±0.030.92 ±0.04
 LP diet0.95 ±0.050.91 ±0.040.96 ±0.03
  • *

    * P < 0.01,

  • P < 0.05 (difference between diets).