Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2017 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

The Coadministration of Unoxidized and Oxidized Desi Ghee Ameliorates the Toxic Effects of Thermally Oxidized Ghee in Rabbits

Table 4

Effects of coadministration of unoxidized and oxidized desi ghee on the changes in blood hematological values of rabbits.

ParametersTreatmentControl1 g OG/kg2 g OG/kg3 g OG/kg3 g OG + 3 g NG/kg3 g NG/kg

RBCs × 106/µL77.2 ± 0.77.2 ± 0.66.5 ± 0.26.1 ± 0.36.3 ± 0.26.5 ± 0.2
147.3 ± 0.36.9 ± 0.46.4 ± 0.45.5 ± 0.66.0 ± 0.96.3 ± 0.3
Hb (g/dL)715.0 ± 0.415.0 ± 0.414.7 ± 0.413.7 ± 0.513.4 ± 0.114.7 ± 0.6
1415.4 ± 0.814.9 ± 0.413.4 ± 0.110.1 ± 1.112.4 ± 1.213.4 ± 0.1
WBCs (×103)76.3 ± 1.05.8 ± 0.68.1 ± 0.812.2 ± 0.88.3 ± 0.16.9 ± 0.4
146.4 ± 0.85.8 ± 0.39.7 ± 0.713.2 ± 0.39.9 ± 1.07.2 ± 0.9
HCT (%)743.7 ± 1.534.7 ± 3.835.7 ± 2.533.0 ± 2.639.0 ± 2.043.7 ± 1.5
1445.0 ± 2.637.3 ± 1.133.3 ± 2.532.0 ± 1.729.3 ± 1.544.7 ± 2.5
Platelets (×103)7224.7 ± 7.2210.3 ± 11.5230.3 ± 9.0280.7 ± 32.1220.3 ± 9.7196.7 ± 5.8
14225.7 ± 22.5225.3 ± 20.0233.7 ± 14.0320.0 ± 25.3240.7 ± 27.1199.7 ± 10.6

Different letters (a–d) in the same parameter represent significance at . Significantly different from control, significantly different from OG1, and significantly different from OG3 in the same parameter. OG, oxidized ghee; NG, unoxidized/normal ghee.

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