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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the participants

From: Postprandial effects of a meal low in sulfur amino acids and high in polyunsaturated fatty acids compared to a meal high in sulfur amino acids and saturated fatty acids on stearoyl CoA-desaturase indices and plasma sulfur amino acids: a pilot study

  Cys/Metlow + PUFA Cys/Methigh + SFA p-value
Participants, n 5 5  
 Female 4 4  
 Male 1 1  
Age, y 33 (22–38) 23 (20–34) 0.29
Weight, kg 65.0 (58.5–79.0) 64.6 (59.5–69.0) 0.69
Height, m 1.72 (1.68–1.77) 1.69 (1.59–1.75) 0.40
BMI, kg/m2 22.4 (20.7–26.1) 22.9 (20.8–23.9) 1.00
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg 111 (99–124) 111 (104–137) 0.60
Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg 58 (57–65) 67 (56–86) 0.21
  1. Cys/Metlow + PUFA, meal with low contents of cysteine and methionine, and high contents of polyunsaturated fatty acids; Cys/Methigh + SFA, meal with high contents of cysteine, methionine and saturated fatty acids