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Table 3 Methylation levels of the ADRB3 gene, anthropometric data, and regular food intake of women of the post-intervention groups

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

Variables Group 1
Mean ± SD
Group 2
Mean ± SD
Group 3
Mean ± SD
Group 4
Mean ± SD
p value
Methylation levels (%) 25.3 ± 5.2 34.7 ± 3.5 18.1 ± 2.6 38.3 ± 3.5 0.0030*
Weight 70.15 ± 2.93 80.56 ± 6;60 73.48 ± 2.08 75.91 ± 2.62 0.3207
Calories 1444.1 ± 114.5 1512.8 ± 67.7 1454.8 ± 100.1 1637.2 ± 100.6 0.4863
Folate 311.2 ± 7.1 335.4 ± 9.5 170.1 ± 14.0 96.4 ± 2.05 0.000*
Total fat (g) 48.9 ± 3.57 42.9 ± 2.61 49.57 ± 4.36 43.64 ± 4.1 0.4667
Total fat (%) 31.06 ± 1.84 25.5 ± 1.17 31.4 ± 2.92 24.2 ± 1.89 0.0037*
Saturated fat (g) 21.48 ± 2.22 21.32 ± 2.0 26.6 ± 1.91 19.24 ± 1.7 0.0748
Saturated fat (%) 13.8 ± 1.56 12.6 ± 1.08 16.9 ± 1.41 11.3 ± 1.58 0.0551
Monounsaturated fat (g) 33.6 ± 1.46 14.2 ± 0.41 36.02 ± 1.61 26.41 ± 2.98 0.0000*
Monounsaturated fat (%) 21.6 ± 1.26 15.3 ± 2.20 23.1 ± 1.51 8.6 ± 0.45 0.0000*
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 12.81 ± 1.7 6.76 ± 0.58 19.51 ± 1.66 9.21 ± 0.95 0.0000*
Polyunsaturated fat (%) 8.14 ± 0.96 5.3 ± 0.74 12.4 ± 1.34 4.05 ± 0.31 0.0000*
Trans fat (g) 0.58 ± 0.1 0.54 ± 0.08 0.55 ± 0.08 0.53 ± 0.11 0.9859