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Table 1 Type of diet and concentration of GE administrated to each group

From: Glucan-rich polysaccharides from Pleurotus sajor-caju (Fr.) Singer prevents glucose intolerance, insulin resistance and inflammation in C57BL/6J mice fed a high-fat diet

Type of diet Groups Treatment
Normal diet ND Normal diet only + distilled H2O
  ND240 Normal diet + 240 mg/kg of body weight GE
  HFD High-fat diet only + distilled H2O
  HFD60 High-fat diet + 60 mg/kg of body weight of GE
High-fat diet HFD120 High-fat diet + 120 mg/kg of body weight of GE
  HFD240 High-fat diet + 240 mg/kg of body weight of GE
  HFDMET High-fat diet + 2 mg/kg of body weight of metformin (anti-diabetic drug)