. Abbreviations, ANCOVA, analysis of covariance; FBG, fasting blood glucose; gamma-GT, gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase; HDL-C, high-density lipoproteincholesterol ; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; MGV, mean globular volume; P, difference between groups by ANCOVA; TC, total cholesterol. Values are (means (s.e.m.))

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