Table 4: Effect of feeding different combinations on fecal cholesterol, neutral sterols, and bile acid excretion (mg/gm).

GroupNCHCC-IC-IIC-III

Cholesterol1.9 ± 0.1d6.1 ± 0.2c (+208.08)7 ± 0.1ab (+15.24)7.2 ± 0.1ab (+18.85)6.8 ± 0.2bc (+10.98)
Neutral sterols4.9 ± 0.2d8.2 ± 0.2c (+66.26)9.8 ± 0.1ab (+19.19)10.1 ± 0.2a (+23.08)9.2 ± 0.2b (+12.39)
Bile acid5.7 ± 0.2c11 ± 0.4b (+94.34)14.2 ± 0.5a (+29.18)14.7 ± 0.3a (+33.90)13 ± 0.3a (+18.36)

Values: mean ± SEM (n = 6).
Figures in parentheses indicate percent increase (+) or decrease (−).
Within a row those with different superscripts are significantly different (P < 0.002).
Comparisons for the percentage were made between groups NC and HC; HC and C-I; HC and C-II; HC and C-III.