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Table 4 Effects of CCGG supplementation on hepatic and faecal lipids

From: Effects of combined extract of cocoa, coffee, green tea and garcinia on lipid profiles, glycaemic markers and inflammatory responses in hamsters

  Vehicle HCD CCGG-1X CCGG-2X CCGG-5X
  Mean SEM Mean SEM Mean SEM Mean SEM Mean SEM
Liver (mg/g)           
TG 142.3*** 17.1 373.4 27.6 199.8*** 21.6 201.8*** 24.4 208.5*** 23.0
Cholesterol 0.36*** 0.02 2.33 0.38 1.50* 0.13 1.16** 0.12 0.82*** 0.62
Faeces (mg/g)           
TG 21.8 2.1 27.8 2.2 37.6 3.8 37.3 1.9 17.8 2.1
Cholesterol 1.63*** 0.05 2.47 0.09 2.38 0.70 1.97** 0.79 2.21 0.13
Bile acid 3.74** 0.26 6.85 0.46 9.39* 0.71 9.36* 0.32 8.91 0.67
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM. Statistical significance was determined using the one-way ANOVA with Tukey’s posttest
  2. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001 compared with HCD
  3. Vehicle; vehicle control, HCD; high-cholesterol diet control, CCGG-1X; high-cholesterol diet with 311 mg/kg/d of CCGG, CCGG-2X; high-cholesterol diet with 622 mg/kg/d of CCGG, CCGG-5X; high-cholesterol diet with 1555 mg/kg/d of CCGG
  4. TG; triglycerides