Table 1: Body weight, plasma lipid profiles, and inflammatory marker.

0 weeks6 weeks12 weeks16 weeks28 weeks

Body weight (kg)HCD 2 . 5 1 ± 0 . 0 6 2 . 7 8 ± 0 . 0 6 2 . 9 5 ± 0 . 0 7 3 . 0 9 ± 0 . 0 6 2 . 8 6 ± 0 . 0 8 **
Chow diet 2 . 6 3 ± 0 . 0 5 2 . 9 8 ± 0 . 0 6 3 . 0 5 ± 0 . 0 5 3 . 1 5 ± 0 . 0 5 3 . 5 4 ± 0 . 0 6
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)HCD 5 0 . 4 4 ± 3 . 9 3 1 0 3 2 . 5 6 ± 5 3 . 2 ** 8 1 0 . 7 4 ± 6 4 . 2 2 ** 1 0 0 8 . 9 2 ± 1 1 8 . 3 9 ** 1 1 4 3 . 8 2 ± 1 2 9 . 6 2 **
Chow diet 4 8 . 2 9 ± 3 . 3 7 6 5 . 8 9 ± 3 . 3 2 6 5 . 8 9 ± 3 . 3 2 4 5 . 6 3 ± 6 . 8 7 7 7 . 3 2 ± 8 . 3 7
Triglyceride (mg/dL)HCD 5 3 . 5 2 ± 1 1 . 1 3 8 3 . 1 1 ± 7 . 4 6 7 2 . 1 5 ± 9 . 6 2 7 6 . 5 1 ± 1 6 . 8 2 7 0 . 7 6 ± 1 0 . 1 1
Chow diet 8 0 . 4 0 ± 1 8 . 2 5 9 9 . 2 6 ± 2 3 . 3 0 9 2 . 7 3 ± 2 4 . 6 8 9 8 . 7 3 ± 2 9 . 8 7 8 6 . 5 1 ± 1 0 . 6 4
HDL-C (mg/dL)HCD 2 0 . 0 0 ± 4 . 0 8 7 . 1 7 ± 1 . 3 9 ** 4 . 8 9 ± 1 . 0 9 ** 2 . 6 5 ± 0 . 4 2 ** 5 . 3 1 ± 1 . 2 2 **
Chow diet 2 1 . 9 1 ± 1 . 9 1 1 7 . 4 0 ± 2 . 1 0 1 7 . 9 8 ± 1 . 7 5 1 7 . 8 1 ± 2 . 0 9 1 6 . 9 7 ± 1 . 5 4
pCRP (mg/dL)HCD 1 6 . 7 6 ± 3 . 5 3 3 8 . 4 7 ± 1 0 . 9 5 8 1 . 5 1 ± 2 7 . 9 0 1 5 5 . 4 1 ± 2 0 . 5 5 ** 2 2 6 . 1 0 ± 2 8 . 5 5 **
Chow diet 1 6 . 6 6 ± 3 . 2 0 2 1 . 0 6 ± 4 . 7 2 2 4 . 6 6 ± 1 1 . 6 6 2 6 . 2 7 ± 5 . 9 0 1 3 . 5 9 ± 1 . 9 0

HCD, the group for high-cholesterol diet, 0 weeks ( 𝑛 = 1 0 ), 6 weeks ( 𝑛 = 1 0 ), 12 weeks ( 𝑛 = 1 1 ), 16 weeks ( 𝑛 = 1 2 ), 28 weeks ( 𝑛 = 1 1 ); Chow diet, the control group for normal diet, 𝑛 = 1 0 ; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; pCRP, plasma C-reactive protein levels. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM, * 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 and ** 𝑃 < 0 . 0 1 to control group.