Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Blackcurrant Suppresses Metabolic Syndrome Induced by High-Fructose Diet in Rats

Table 1

Effects of BC on body weight, liver weight, liver weight % of BW, epididymal fat pads weight, and epididymal fat pads weight % of BW.

Cont. HFBC1BC2

Body weight (g)
 Start227.62 ± 1.96221.75 ± 2.64233.79 ± 1.99224.27 ± 2.31
 Final466.15 ± 10.75455.14 ± 8.15427.14 ± 10.97#419.73 ± 6.6#
Liver weight (g)10.9 ± 0.5213.2 ± 0.7611.18 ± 0.21#10.8 ± 0.23##
Liver weight % of BW2.49 ± 0.072.8 ± 0.032.52 ± 0.03#2.54 ± 0.04#
Epididymal fat pads weigh (g)6.64 ± 0.47.47 ± 0.466.42 ± 0.55#5.15 ± 0.42#
Epididymal fat pads weight % of BW1.45 ± 0.051.74 ± 0.061.38 ± 0.14#1.19 ± 0.08#

Values were expressed as mean ± S.E. (). versus Cont.; and versus HF. BW: body weight; Cont.: control; HF: high fructose; BC1: blackcurrant 100 mg/kg/day; BC2: blackcurrant 300 mg/kg/day.