Table 3: Effects of sunflower oil and cocoa butter, alone or in combination, on the relative organ weights (g/100 g live weight) in rats (g).

ParametersControl 
( : 12)
Sunflower oil 
( : 12)
Cocoa butter 
( : 11)
Sunflower oil + cocoa butter 
( : 12)
P value

Liver3.09 ± 0.063.01 ± 0.113.24 ± 0.09 2.98 ± 0.07NS
Kidney0.710.730.730.73NS

The parameters of liver were expressed as mean ± standard error while kidney parameters were expressed as median. There were no differences between trial groups (P > 0.05). NS: not significant and : number of animals.