Table 3—

Serum lipids changes in response to 6 weeks of low- or high-GI diet (n = 14)

Low-GI period
High-GI period
P*
Baseline6 weeksBaseline6 weeks
Fasting total cholesterol (mmol/l)5.4 ± 0.245.4 ± 0.235.6 ± 0.235.5 ± 0.240.5
LDL (mmol/l)3.2 ± 0.163.2 ± 0.173.3 ± 0.23.4 ± 0.190.4
HDL (mmol/l)1.22 ± 0.21.22 ± 0.41.24 ± 0.051.24 ± 0.060.78
Triacylglycerol (mmol/l)1.99 ± 0.262.1 ± 0.212.2 ± 0.231.9 ± 0.190.13
  • Data are means ± SEM.

  • *

    * Repeated measures ANOVA.