TABLE 1

Clinical characteristics of the study group (n = 27)

Age (years)26.07 ± 6.03
BMI (kg/m2)24.53 ± 4.13
WHR0.82 ± 0.07
Percent of body fat19.24 ± 7.99
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)4.97 ± 0.58
Fasting plasma insulin (pmol/l)73.37 ± 44.53
M (μmol · min−1 · kg fat-free mass−1)53.67 ± 19.80
Plasma FFA (mmol/l)0.54 ± 0.21
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)4.67 ± 0.88
Triglycerides (mmol/l)1.20 ± 0.88
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.35 ± 0.30
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)2.82 ± 0.82
TNF-α (pg/l)2.47 ± 2.39
sTNFR1 (ng/ml)1.79 ± 0.55
sTNFR2 (ng/ml)5.61 ± 1.34
  • Data are expressed as means ± SD.