Table 1: Effect of oat bran and barley bran supplementation for 8 weeks on serum lipids in rats with induced hypercholesterolemia.

ParametersStatisticsG1G2G3G4

s.TC
(mg %)
Mean ± SE
t-test−13.46***20.02***15.15***
s.T.G
(mg/dL)
Mean ± SE
t-test−2.92**16.87***7.79***
s.HDLc
(mg/dL)
Mean ± SE
t-test5.94***−9.12***−10.92***
s.VLDLc
(mg/dL)
Mean ± SE
t-test−1.58 NS5.53***2.94**
s.LDLc
(mg/dL)
Mean ± SE
t-test−6.91***10.59***8.55***

Significant differences with controls calculated by paired sample t-test. *means significant at , **means highly significant at , ***means very high significant at , and NS means nonsignificant.