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Table 7 Mean ± SE of biochemical parameters of the participants at the basal and the end of the dietary therapy

From: Dietary supplement for relieving menopausal symptoms in Egyptian perimenopausal women

Biochemical parametersBasalAfter intervention
FBG (mg/dl)102.35 ± 1.9895.00 ± 1.59xx
TG (mg/dl)113.69 ± 9.61112.34 ± 4.77
VLDL-C (mg/dl)22.74 ± 1.9222.47 ± 0.95
TC (mg/dl)204.06 ± 5.49198.44 ± 4.81
LDL-C (mg/dl)145.63 ± 5.53135.73 ± 4.90x
HDL-C (mg/dl)35.69 ± 1.0140.25 ± 0.91xx
Non-HDL (mg/dl)168.37 ± 5.73158.19 ± 4.98x
Risk factor5.89 ± 0.225.04 ± 0.17xx
FSH (mIU/ml)34.13 ± 4.3627.34 ± 4.86xx
Progesterone (ng/ml)5.52 ± 0.961.56 ± 0.44xx
Estradiol (E2) (pg/ml)54.54 ± 2.2172.77 ± 2.46xx
Free testosterone (pg/ml)1.13 ± 0.081.21 ± 0.04
  1. FBG Fasting blood glucose, TG Triglycerides, VLDL-C Very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TC Total cholesterol, LDL-C Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C High-density lipoprotein cholesterol, FSH Follicle stimulating hormone
  2. xSignificant at p < 0.05; xxsignificant at p < 0.01