Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Hypocholesterolemic and Hepatoprotective Effects of “Triguero” Asparagus from Andalusia in Rats Fed a High Cholesterol Diet

Figure 3

Changes in plasma lipid levels of rats from SD, HCD, and HCD supplemented with freeze-dried asparagus: 125 mg/kg (FA-1); 250 mg/kg (FA-2); 500 mg/kg (FA-3) groups. (a) Effects in TC; (b) effects in HDL-c; (c) effects in LDL-c; (d) effects in TG; (e) Effects in atherogenic index: (TC)−(HDL-c)/HDL-c. Each value represents mean ± SE from six rats. * ; ** ; *** versus HCD group.
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