Skip to main content

Table 1 Food composition of rat groups and intake

From: Edible Bird’s Nest attenuates high fat diet-induced oxidative stress and inflammation via regulation of hepatic antioxidant and inflammatory genes

Animal group Normal pellet (%) Cholesterol/cholic acid (%) Palm oil (%) Starch (%) Others Food intake (Kcal/kg/day) Initial weight (g) Final weight (g)
Normal 100      215.5 ± 33.5a 260.4 ± 10.7a 384 ± 22.9a
High fat diet 65 5 20 10   215.0 ± 37.5a 262.6 ± 17.7a 395.2 ± 16.8a
High fat diet + Simvastatin 65 5 20 10 Simvastatin (10 mg/kg) 215.7 ± 36.6a 267.7 ± 21a 375.7 ± 53.4a
High fat diet + 20 % EBN 45 5 20 10 20 % EBN 216.1 ± 36.8a 261.7 ± 15.4a 380.7 ± 25.6a
High fat diet + 2.5 % EBN 62.5 5 20 10 2.5 % EBN 216.5 ± 35.8a 257 ± 20.1a 368 ± 29.3a
  1. EBN: edible bird’s nest
  2. Similar superscript letters (a) in each column indicate no statistically significant difference (p<0.05)