Figure 1: Body weight changes (). Allicin was administered with doses (p.o.) of 0 (◆), 5 (○), 10 (▲), and 20 (□) mg/kg, respectively; the high cholesterol diet was fed throughout the test. The regular chow diet group () received no allicin treatment. The data are expressed as mean ± S.D. and are considered to be significantly different at by the unpaired Student’s -test; .01 (from the 2th week of test) in 5 mg/kg allicin group; (from 1th week of test) in 10 and 20 mg/kg allicin groups.