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Table 3 Serum lipid profile over the study period for spring water and magnesium bicarbonate (supplemented) spring water groups

From: A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the short term effects of a spring water supplemented with magnesium bicarbonate on acid/base balance, bone metabolism and cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women

   Spring Water (n = 33) Supplemented Spring Water (n = 34)
  Visit Day 0 Day 84 Day 0 Day 84
Triglyceride Mean (SD) 1.12 (0.45) 0.95 (0.39) 0.95 (0.32) 0.92 (0.46)
(mmol/L) Change from baseline (Day 0) (SD)   -0.17 (0.46)   -0.03 (0.39)
  *P value    0.107 0.528
Cholesterol Mean (SD) 5.79 (1.6) 5.69 (1.21) 5.44 (0.78) 5.51 (0.93)
(mmol/L) Change from baseline (Day 0) (SD)   -0.10 (0.63)   0.07 (0.53)
  *P value    0.260 0.484
High Density Lipoprotein Mean (SD) 1.72 (0.50) 1.78 (0.47) 1.75 (0.32) 1.77 (0.32)
(mmol/L) Change from baseline (Day 0) (SD)   0.05 (0.19)   0.02 (0.19)
  *P value    0.772 0.576
Low Density Lipoprotein Mean (SD) 3.57 (1.38) 3.48 (1.07) 3.31 (0.90) 3.33 (0.89)
  Change from baseline (Day 0) (SD)   -0.08 (0.50)   0.02 (0.38)
  *P value    0.364 0.611
  1. *p-value comparing groups at Day 0 (italics) and for change from Day 0 to Day 84