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Table 2 Anthropometric characteristics, methylation level, lipid profile and oxidative stress of women before and after intervention

From: Effect of a diet containing folate and hazelnut oil capsule on the methylation level of the ADRB3 gene, lipid profile and oxidative stress in overweight or obese women

Parameter Before intervention After intervention  
  Mean SD Mean SD p value
Weight (kg) 77.7 14.1 74.4 14 0.4013
Height (m) 1.59 1.1 1.59 1.1
BMI (kg/m2) 30.5 5.3 29.2 5.1 0.3792
WC (cm) 0.94 0.12 0.90 0.12 0.3015
HC (cm) 1.14 0.12 1.01 0.11 0.2288
Waist-to-height ratio (WHtR; cm/m) 0.59 0.8 0.57 0.7 0.3471
Methylation level (%) 42.2 18.1 29.1 14.1 0.0006*
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 201.6 46.2 194.8 48.1 0.5818
HDL-C (mg/dl) 44.3 9.6 50.7 9.2 0.0118*
LDL-C (mg/dl) 122.7 43.7 119.9 40.1 0.8103
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 146.7 80.6 150.5 67.7 0.8462
MDA 3.2 0.9 4 0.8 0.0029*
TAC (%) 41 13 53 12 0.0005*