Table 8

Dynamics of biochemical characteristics of patients under the effects of diet and amaranth oil

Biochemical Sings

HAD

Amaranth Oil 3 g (100 mg squalene per day)

Amaranth Oil 6 g (200 mg squalene per day)

Amaranth Oil 12 g (400 mg squalene per day)

Amaranth Oil 18 g (600 mg squalene per day)


Total cholesterol mmol/L

1

6.31 ± 0.23

7.06 ± 0.6

5.58 ± 0.23

5.76 ± 0.23

6.60 ± 0.23

2

5.57 ± 0.20*

5.69 ± 0.3*

4.79 ± 0.20*

4.76 ± 0.20*

5.29 ± 0.20*

Triglycerides mmol/L

1

1.34 ± 0.13

1.57 ± 0.2

1.88 ± 0.13

1.17 ± 0.13

2.49 ± 0.13

2

1.13 ± 0.10

1.45 ± 0.18

1.62 ± 0.10

0.93 ± 0.10

1.58 ± 0.10

HDL Cholesterol mmol/L

1

1.65 ± 0.11

1.66 ± 0.32

1.16 ± 0.11

1.26 ± 0.11

1.15 ± 0.11

2

1.51 ± 0.07

1.42 ± 0.22

1.13 ± 0.07

1.24 ± 0.07

1.19 ± 0.07

LDL Cholesterol mmol/L

1

4.03 ± 0.20

4.69 ± 0.44

3.90 ± 0.20

3.74 ± 0.20

4.42 ± 0.20

2

3.54 ± 0.17

3.61 ± 0.26

3.18 ± 0.17

2.89 ± 0.17

3.32 ± 0.17

VLDL Cholesterol mmol/L

1

0.61 ± 0.06

0.71 ± 0.09

0.99 ± 0.06

0.58 ± 0.06

1.25 ± 0.06

2

0.51 ± 0.04

0.66 ± 0.08

0.81 ± 0.04

0.46 ± 0.04

0.79 ± 0.04

Aterogenic Index (AI)

1

3.15 ± 0.27

3.65 ± 0.41

4.06 ± 0.27

3.80 ± 0.27

5.21 ± 0.27

2

2.90 ± 0.25

3.47 ± 0.44

3.33 ± 0.25

2.98 ± 0.25

3.54 ± 0.25


1 – Before Treatment, 2 – After Treatment

AI = (Total Cholesterol - HDL): HDL under p < 0.05; ** under p < 0.01.

Martirosyan et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2007 6:1   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-6-1

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