Table 3: Intragroup initial and final values, change and -values.

M groupC group
InitialFinal Change value Initial Final Change value

LDL (mg/dL)111.87108.23−3.640.35110.52112.291.770.52
LDL (percentile)73.6765.77−7.900.01*71.7241.79−29.930.85
HDL (mg/dL)38.7340.041.310.1839.69152.89113.200.49
HDL (percentile)14.3316.301.970.4115.5271.0755.550.77
TG (mg/dL)182.93151.63−31.300.053187.6917.32−170.370.02*
TG (percentile)91.0086.48−4.520.1388.6286.61−2.010.15
ALT (U/L)54.6934.52−20.170.1738.5323.32−15.210.12
AST (U/L)34.0628.71−5.350.4327.6021.91−5.690.07
Weight (kg)85.7485.17−0.570.6878.6382.744.110.02*
Weight (percentile)97.8796.67−1.200.1197.0395.97−1.060.10
Weight (z-score)2.432.20−0.23<0.004*2.212.03−0.180.02*
Height (cm)162.44165.873.43<0.004*157.74161.313.57<0.004*
Height (percentile)73.1369.80−3.33<0.004*58.6053.13−5.47<0.004*
Height (z-score)0.830.69−0.14<0.004*0.280.12−0.16<0.004*
Insulin ( U/mL)26.1421.11−5.030.2219.6317.26−2.370.13
Glucose (mg/dL)92.1086.40−5.700.02*87.5086.94−0.560.70
BP-systolic (mmHg)125.77120.87−4.900.04*115.20120.174.970.050*
BP-diastolic (mmHg)71.0769.70−1.370.4972.8372.80−0.030.99
BP-systolic (percentile)74.4070.57−3.830.4765.6365.30−0.330.95
BP-diastolic (percentile)57.1357.300.170.9665.9361.17−4.760.32
Waist (in.)42.1041.30−0.800.6240.2139.63−0.580.37
Waist (percentile)89.5088.45−1.050.2989.5088.00−1.500.08
Body fat (%)34.9533.14−1.810.2634.4132.48−1.930.03*
BMI (kg/m2)32.0731.07−1.000.4430.7833.642.86<0.004*
BMI (percentile)97.6095.87−1.730.04*97.4796.90−0.570.26
BMI (z-score)2.232.04−0.19<0.004*2.172.06−0.110.08

*Reaches statistical significance ( value ).