Table 1: Weights of rats at the beginning and at the end of study.

Group 1Group 2Group 3Group 4

Weight (base)
Weight (8th week) <
0.0170.0180.0180.018
Weight differences (base to 8th week)
Weight (12th week)

Data were shown as mean ± standard deviation.
values of the comparisons among four groups.
values of the comparisons between base and 8th week weights separately for groups.
values of the comparisons among base 8th week and 12th week weights for group 4.
aThere was statistically significant difference between group 1 and group 3. However there were no statistically significant difference between other pairwise comparisons.
bThere was statistically significant difference between group 1 and other groups. However there were no statistically significant difference between other pairwise comparisons.
cThere was statistically significant difference between measures of base and 8th and 12th week. However there were no statistically significant difference between measures of 8th and 12th week.