Table 1: Characteristics, complete blood count and liver function test data of all 30 healthy men.

Reference range Control period After 4 weeks consumption
Week0 Week2
Age (years) 20.6 ± 1.45
(18 – 24)
BMI (Kg/m2) 22.42 ± 4.10
(21.45 – 23.50)
WBC 5-10 (103 /μL) 6.9 ± 1.3
(4.6-9.6)
6.6 ± 1.5
(3.8-11.2)
6.8 ± 1.7
(4.0-11.1)
RBC 3.8-5.3 (106 /μL) 5.4 ± 0.6
(4.1 – 7.0)
5.3 ± 0.4
(4.5 – 6.4)
5.5 ± 0.7
(4.19 – 6.5)
Hb 10-16 (gm/dL) 14.9 ± 1.1
(12.6 – 16.4)
14.8 ± 1.3
(13.0 – 16.2)
14.7 ± 0.9
(12.5 – 16.5)
Hct 36-50 (%) 46.6 ± 3.2
(39.2 – 51.9)
46.3 ± 2.7
(40.7 – 50.4)
46.0 ± 2.9
(37.8 – 5.4)
PLT 140-440 (103/μL) 292.9 ± 51.6
(37.9 – 78.6)
294 ± 51.8
(180 – 418)
273.5 ± 50.6
(172 – 423)
AST 10-42 (U/L) 27.2 ± 3.5
(12 – 35)
22.6 ± 2.7
(12 – 33)
23.6 ± 3.2
(13 - 31
ALT 10-40 (U/L) 26.8 ±2.7
(11 – 29)
22.8 ± 3.1
(10 – 22)
26.5 ± 2.6
(14 – 23)

Note; WBC = white blood cells, RBC = red blood cells, Hb = hemoglobin, Hct = hematocrit, Plt = platelet, AST = aspartate transaminase, and ALT = alanine transaminase. Values are mean (SD); range for each variable is indicated below in parameters.

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