Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Diet-Induced Obesity Is Associated with an Impaired NK Cell Function and an Increased Colon Cancer Incidence

Table 2

Anthropometric, nutritional, and metabolic data in normal weight (control) or diet-induced obese (DIO) rats treated with NaCl or azoxymethane (AOM).

ControlDIOTwo-way ANOVA
NaClAOMNaClAOM value

Anthropometric indices
 Body weight (g)700.4 ± 25.0672.3 ± 33.7
 Visceral fat mass (g)51.5 ± 5.0
Daily dietary intake
 Food intake (g)24.7 ± 1.699.6 ± 4.285.0 ± 5.0
 Total energy intake (kJ)364.6 ± 23.4350.8 ± 14.2445.8 ± 26
 Energy intake from carbohydrates (KJ)240.7 ± 15.5231.5 ± 9.2
 Energy intake from fat (KJ)36.4 ± 2.535.2 ± 1.3
 Energy intake from proteins (KJ)87.5 ± 5.484.1 ± 0.475.8 ± 4.675.8 ± 2.1
Metabolic parameters
 Triacylglycerol (mmol/L)2.4 ± 0.32.0 ± 0.22.8 ± 0.22.5 ± 0.30.1025
 Total cholesterol (mmol/L)2.3 ± 0.21.9 ± 0.22.0 ± 0.10.2738
 LDL (μmol/L)258.6 ± 0.1259.6 ± 1.0
 HDL (mmol/L)2.0 ± 0.11.7 ± 0.21.5 ± 0.1

All data are expressed as mean ± SEM of –14 animals per group. Data of kilocalories (kcal) are given in parentheses. , compared to NaCl-treated control group; , , and , compared to appropriate normal weight control; , , and , normal weight control groups compared to DIO groups.

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