1. Subjects were randomized to either ProLon® or their normal diet. Subjects consumed ProLon® for five consecutive days every month for three months and returned to normal diet in-between. Control subjects continued their normal diet. Measurements were performed prior to the diet (A), immediately after the first ProLon® cycle and during the recovery period after the 3rd. cycle. (B)
Percentage of lin-CD184+CD45 mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells (MSPC) in the peripheral blood mono-nucleated cell population (N= 16). N= 19 except where stated differently.
C-reactive protein levels of all subjects (panel A) and subjects in the average or high risk group for heart disease (N= 8;) (panel B).
All data are expressed as the mean ± SEM. Statistical analysis was performed using the Wilcoxon signed-rank test with *p<0.05; **p<0.001; •••p<0.001.
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