Table 5: Correlation coefficient ( ) of % wt increase against metabolic syndrome markers.

% weight increaseCorrelation coefficient ( ) value

TG0.930
HOMA-IR0.849
Nitric oxide−0.844
TAS−0.858
MDA0.850
AI0.843

HOMA-IR: homeostasis model assessment-insulin resistance, TG: triglyceride, AI: atherogenic index, TAS: total antioxidant status, and MDA: malondialdehyde.