TABLE 1

Characteristics of subjects

Women (n = 16)Men (n = 14)P value
Age (years)47 ± 344 ± 40.6
Weight (kg)73.1 ± 388.5 ± 30.003
BMI (kg/m2)27.4 ± 126.9 ± 10.75
% Body fat40 ± 225 ± 2<0.0001
Fat mass (kg)30.4 ± 321.6 ± 30.04
Fat free mass (kg)38.6 ± 359.7 ± 40.0002
Abdominal subcutaneous fat (kg)7.5 ± 0.94.3 ± 0.90.02
Visceral fat (kg)3.0 ± 0.64.7 ± 0.70.1
Plasma palmitate (μmol/L)147 ± 50124 ± 410.2
  • Values represent mean ± SEM. P values refer to comparisons between men and women.