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Table 2 Changes in the variables during 2-week beta-congllycinin and placebo intakes

From: Effects of beta-conglycinin intake on circulating FGF21 levels and brown adipose tissue activity in Japanese young men: a single intake study and a randomized controlled trial

 

Beta-conglycinin group (n = 8)

Placebo (n = 6)

P

 

Pre

Post

Pre

Post

 

Age (year)

20.9

±

1.2

      

21.3

±

0.7

       

Height (cm)

168.9

±

4.7

      

176.3

±

3.7

       

Weight (kg)

59.8

±

7.0

59.9

±

6.8

0.2

±

1.0

62.0

±

6.3

62.7

±

6.3

0.8

±

1.1

0.337

BMI (kg/m²)

20.9

±

2.3

21.0

±

2.3

0.1

±

0.3

20.0

±

1.7

20.1

±

1.6

0.0

±

0.3

0.769

Body fat (%)

14.1

±

4.6

14.3

±

5.0

0.3

±

1.4

11.6

±

5.2

11.9

±

5.2

0.3

±

1.1

0.906

Serum metabolic parameters

                   

 Glucose (mg/dL)

88.9

±

2.3

90.5

±

4.8

1.6

±

4.2

93.8

±

5.8

89.5

±

8.4

-4.3

±

6.8

0.071

 Triglyceride (mg/dL)

52.3

±

23.4

69.8

±

23.5

17.5

±

23.5

52.2

±

25.7

65.0

±

29.9

12.8

±

25.3

0.738

 AST (U/I)

20.4

±

2.9

20.6

±

2.9

0.3

±

2.9

20.0

±

2.4

19.8

±

1.8

-0.2

±

1.3

0.762

 ALT (U/I)

21.4

±

16.2

16.1

±

3.5

-5.3

±

13.9

17.3

±

6.7

17.7

±

5.1

0.3

±

2.3

0.383

 FGF21 (pg/mL)

146.6

±

85.0

158.1

±

91.6

11.4

±

85.1

68.0

±

29.4

84.0

±

52.2

16.1

±

53.3

0.913

Energy and nutrients intake (/day)

                   

 Energy (kcal)

2144

±

599

2137

±

465

-7

±

285

1899

±

220

2303

±

409

404

±

671

0.147

 Protein (g)

67.1

±

20.1

89.4

±

16.9

22.3

±

17.7

70.2

±

11.6

78.7

±

11.5

8.5

±

16.6

0.182

 Fat (g)

74.2

±

21.5

66.9

±

17.7

-7.2

±

14.1

66.7

±

7.6

86.0

±

24.8

19.2

±

34.6

0.075

 Carbohydrate (g)

279.5

±

86.4

280.7

±

63.2

1.2

±

45.2

243.6

±

33.4

285.3

±

44.2

41.8

±

78.6

0.253

BAT activity (supraclavicular - chest skin temperature; °C)

 1-h after cold exposure

0.89

±

0.28

0.86

±

0.34

-0.03

±

0.24

0.90

±

0.34

0.84

±

0.35

-0.08

±

0.13

0.656

 2-h after cold exposure

0.87

±

0.31

0.91

±

0.38

0.04

±

0.28

0.77

±

0.37

0.88

±

0.39

0.08

±

0.23

0.804

  1. BMI, body mass index; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ALT, alanine aminotransferase; FGF21, fibroblast growth factor 21; BAT, brown adipose tissue. Values are presented as mean ± SD. P values were obtained by unpaired Student's t test