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Research Article

Maternal Moderate Physical Training during Pregnancy Attenuates the Effects of a Low-Protein Diet on the Impaired Secretion of Insulin in Rats: Potential Role for Compensation of Insulin Resistance and Preventing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Table 2

Indicators of litter size, litter weight, and body weight at birth to 3rd d of life.

ControlTrainedLow protein dietTrained + low protein diet

Litter size11.00.3100.2100.3100.2
Litter weight (g)66.90.965.20.955.7*1.155.8*0.9
Birth weight (g)*0.15.9*0.1
Body weight (g)
 1st d7.*0.16.1*0.2
 2nd d8.*0.035.9*0.1
 3rd d9.*0.16.5*0.2

During gestation, the dams were submitted to physical training (5 days per week, with a progressively reduction of duration and intensity) and fed a low-protein diet. The pups into each litter were evaluated at birth to 3rd d of life. The values are presented as mean and S.E.M.
𝑃 < 0 . 0 5    𝑣 𝑒 𝑟 𝑠 𝑢 𝑠 C using two-way ANOVA and Bonferroni’s post-hoc test.