Table 1

Effect of LJ of Stellaria media on the body weight, food intake, parametrial fat and liver weight in mice fed on the high-fat-diet for 6 weeks orally
Group Body weight gain (g) Total food intake (kcal) Retroperitoneal fat (g) Liver weight (g)
(Kcal)
Control 2.81 ± 0.28 29.15 ± 0.10 0.98 ± 0.11 3.13 ± 0.11
HF diet 6.21 ± 0.75 41.97 ± 0.25 2.32 ± 0.37 4.45 ± 0.35
HF diet + LJ 5.36 ± 0.75 41.01 ± 0.73 1.59 ± 0.17 4.023 ± 0.24 (400 mg/kg)
HF diet + LJ 2.41 ± 1.35* 40.46 ± 0.63 0.92 ± 0.11** 3.58 ± 0.11* (900 mg/kg)

Data are expressed as mean ± SEM, n = 6, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01 compared with high-fat-diet group.

Rani et al.

Rani et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:145   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-145

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