TABLE 1

Characteristics of the study population before the high-fat diet

Age (years)23.0 ± 3.1
Height (cm)179.7 ± 6.3
Weight (kg)78.9 ± 13.2
BMI (kg/m2)24.3 ± 3.0
Vo2max (ml · kg−1 · min−1)48.8 ± 3.3
Waist-to-hip ratio (AU)0.88 ± 0.1
RQ–metabolic cart (AU)0.87 ± 0.1
Fasting glucose (ml/dl)78.4 ± 4.7
Fasting insulin (μl/ml)4.6 ± 1.4
GDR (mg · kg FFM−1 · min−1)14.7 ± 4.1
Free fatty acids (mmol)0.4 ± 0.1
Body fat (%)16.2 ± 3.2
Fat cell size (μl)0.93 ± 0.2
  • Data are means ± SD. GDR, glucose disposal rate; RQ, respiratory quotient.