Table 3. Effects of supplementation on blood lipids. Data are means (±SD).
Creatine n = 15 Creatine + BE n = 14 Placebo n = 15
Pre
(kg)
Post
(kg)
%
Change
Pre
(kg)
Post
(kg)
%
Change
Pre
(kg)
Post
(kg)
%
Change
Total Chol 202.0
(21.4)
194.3
(22.1)
-3.8 207.1
(36.7)
186.7 *
(37.2)
-9.9 207.1
(36.7)
186.7 *
(37.2)
-9.9
HDL 60.1
(14.6)
58.0
(13.9)
-3.5 66.5
(11.5)
63.9
(14.1)
-3.9 63.1
(16.3)
60.0
(16.6)
-4.9
LDL 117.1
(27.4)
113.6
(23.8)
-3.0 114.6
(32.3)
100.7 *
(31.8)
-12.1 123.9
(32.6)
123.1
(33.5)
-1.6
VLDL Chol 23.8
(8.4)
21.9
(5.0)
-8.0 25.1
(13.0)
20.6 *
(8.8)
-17.9 27.2
(8.8)
29.3
(9.3)
7.7
Triglycerides 121.8
(41.7)
111.4
(25.2)
-8.5 127.7
(64.3)
104.9 *
(44.1)
-17.9 137.9
(44.0)
149.4
(45.0)
8.3
Chol = Cholesterol.
* p < 0.05 compared with Placebo Group
† p < 0.05 compared with Creatine Group.