Table 2: Body weight gain and serum biochemistries of mice fed experimental diets.
Body weight gain (g/9 weeks)
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L)
VLDL + LDL cholesterol (mmol/L)2
Free fatty acid (μEq/L)
1Each value is expressed as mean ± SEM (). Means with different letters within a row are significantly different (). 2VLDL + LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) = Total cholesterol − HDL cholesterol. 3Atherogenic index = (Total cholesterol − HDL cholesterol)/ HDL cholesterol.