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Table 3 Baseline blood sample values at placebo and spice testing visits following 48 hr preload

From: Effects of culinary spices and psychological stress on postprandial lipemia and lipase activity: results of a randomized crossover study and in vitro experiments

Characteristic Control visits Spice visits p
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 121.60 ± 1.83 119.5 ± 2.41 0.23
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 80.80 ± 1.22 80.25 ± 1.62 0.70
Heart rate (bpm) 64.43 ± 1.56 64.98 ± 1.84 0.56
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.76 ± 0.13 1.82 ± 0.49 0.51
Glucose (mmol/L) 5.00 ± 0.15 5.01 ±0.18 0.28
Insulin (pmol/L) 63.00 ± 9.69 60.56 ± 9.11 0.77
  1. Note: Values obtained at baseline of each test day, approximately 4 hours after the standardized breakfast.