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Table 1 Effect of adding fructose (10 %) to every day drinking water and salt (3 %) to the diet for 12 weeks on the increase in body weight, blood glucose, serum insulin and mean arterial blood pressure (Mean BP) in rats

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Treatment Body weight increase (%) blood glucose (mg/dl) Serum insulin (ng/dl) Mean BP (mmHg)
Control 32.46 ± 5.5 74.4 ± 3.1 0.72 ± 0.08 120.8 ± 1.7
MetS 128.6 ± 33.7* 112.8 ± 5.3* 2.79 ± 0.41* 145.0 ± 2.2*
  1. Values are expressed as the mean ± SEM; N = 8 animals; *P < 0.05, compared with the corresponding control group values using Unpaired t test