Table 3: Comparison of HDL-c levels (mmol/L) between pre- and postplacebo intake.

Group (no)Preplacebo intake*
Postplacebo intake**

A ( )
B ( )

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*Preplacebo intake: Group A completed HFC treatment for the first four weeks and started the placebo intake.
**Postplacebo intake: Group A completed the placebo intake for the second four weeks; Group B completed the placebo intake for the first four weeks.
***This value is different from the value of Group A ( ) at posttreatment ( , Table 2) because three participants withdrew from the trial. Eleven participants in Group A ( ) completed their test.