Table 4.

Mean 24-h SBP and DBP and pulse rate as well as mean 24-h urinary excretion rates of metanephrine, normetanephrine, aldosterone, and cortisol and mean plasma concentrations of renin and aldosterone under LP and HP dietary conditions without and with supplemental D3

Variable24-h SBP (mm Hg)24-h DBP (mm Hg)24-h Mean Pulse Rate (Beats/Min)Metanephrine (μg/24 h)Metanephrine (μg/gr Creatinine)Normetanephrine (μg/24 h)Normetanephrine (μg/g creatinine)Aldosterone (nmol/24 h)Free Cortisol (nmol/24 h)Plasma Renin (ng/L)Plasma Aldosterone (nmol/L)
HP baseline122 (118 to 12678 (75 to 81)68 (64 to 72)147±8618.5±11.2252±10733.2±14.161±5324±109.42±6.80555±245
LP Baseline122 (119 to 127)76 (74 to 78)67 (63 to 71)141±10718.3±14.2271±11935.6±14.670±4426±139.73±7.92579±265
HP W6126a (123 to 129)81a (77 to 85)72 (69 to 75)a201a±14528.0a±20.3374a±14752.2a±19.955±4129±158.98±8.31525±279
LP W6123 (119 to 127)75 (72 to 78)68 (64 to 72)132±9118.3±13.0241±13033.8±18.364±5123±159.23±8.82536±226
HP plus D3 W11126a (122 to 130)81a (76 to 86)71 (67 to 75)a198a±13929.8a±21.2358a±13954.0a±21.368±4831±198.10±8.62507±207
LP plus D3 W11123 (119 to 127)79 (75 to 83)66 (62 to 70)144±6319.5±8.9280±13242.4±20.075±5127±137.78±7.51505±221
  • Values are means plus 95% CIs (BP and pulse rate) and mean±SD (endocrine parameters). HP, HP group; LP, LP group; W, week.

  • a P<0.03 for intergroup and intragroup comparisons.