Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Tinospora crispa Ameliorates Insulin Resistance Induced by High Fat Diet in Wistar Rats

Table 6

Effect of T. crispa on body mass index (BMI), Lee’s Index, adiposity Index (AI), and total fat pads.

Parameter groupsBody mass index (BMI)Lee’s indexTotal fat padsAdiposity index, AI (%)

Normal control (NC)0.641 ± 0.010.293 ± 0.00218.378 ± 2.923.312 ± 0.40
High fat diet (HFD)0.836 ± 0.020.322 ± 0.00532.278 ± 4.176.204 ± 0.30
High fat diet + T. crispa (HFDTC)0.760 ± 0.02*0.309 ± 0.001*25.002 ± 4.40*4.910 ± 0.80*
High fat diet + orlistat (HFDO)0.783 ± 0.02*0.308 ± 0.003*29.216 ± 2.87*5.120 ± 0.41*

Means ± SEM with “*” in the same column are significant at compared to HFD group using one-way ANOVA test. = 5 rats/group.

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