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Table 3 Effects of HCHF diet and Syzygium cumini seed powder supplementation on body weight, food and water intake and organ wet weight of rats

From: Supplementation of Syzygium cumini seed powder prevented obesity, glucose intolerance, hyperlipidemia and oxidative stress in high carbohydrate high fat diet induced obese rats

Parameters Control Control + Syzygium cumini HCHF HCHF+ Syzygium cumini
Initial body weight (g) 193.93 ± 1.46a 200.91 ± 3.23a 194.44 ± 1.33a 196.64 ± 1.64a
Final body weight (g) 220.24 ± 6.05a 216.64 ± 4.51a 262.63 ± 5.25b 225.79 ± 3.19a
Food intake /d (g) 15.69 ± 1.48a 14.10 ± 1.32a 13.75 ± 1.12b 10.53 ± 1.21b
Water intake/ d(g) 19.53 ± 0.85a 18.14 ± 1.71a 15.00 ± 1.00b 15.76 ± 0.78b
Energy Intake (kj/day) 282.8 ± 6.3a 256.9 ± 3.8a 382.1 ± 5.1b 300.8 ± 4.9a
Liver wet weight (g/100 g of body weight) 3.09 ± 0.11 3.04 ± 0.09 2.96 ± 0.04 2.70 ± 0.11
Kidney wet weight (g/100 g of body weight) 0.63 ± 0.01 0.57 ± 0.20 0.61 ± 0.01 0.58 ± 0.02
Heart wet weight (g/100 g of body weight) 0.29 ± 0.02 0.27 ± 0.01 0.32 ± 0.02 0.30 ± 0.01
LV of heart (g/100 g of body weight) 0.20 ± 0.01 0.20 ± 0.01 0.22 ± 0.01 0.21 ± 0.01
RV of heart (g/100 g of body weight) 0.03 ± 0.00 0.05 ± 0.01 0.07 ± 0.01 0.05 ± 0.00
Spleen wet weight (g /100 g of body weight) 0.33 ± 0.03 0.36 ± 0.02 0.27 ± 0.01 0.35 ± 0.02
Pancreas (g/100 g of body weight) 0.31 ± 0.11 0.42 ± 0.05 0.38 ± 0.20 0.34 ± 0.02
Fat deposition
 Paritoneal fat (g/100 g of body weight) 0.56 ± 0.07a 0.56 ± 0.10a 2.42 ± 0.17b 1.16 ± 0.13b
 Epididymal fat (g/100 g of body weight) 0.44 ± 0.05a 0.71 ± 0.13a 1.18 ± 0.08b 0.87 ± 0.11b
 Mesenteric (g /100 g of body weight) 0.34 ± 0.08 0.43 ± 0.04 0.69 ± 0.06 0.69 ± 0.07
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SEM. n = 7. One way ANOVA followed by Newman-Keuls post hoc test were done for statistical comparison. Values are considered significance at p < 0.05. a vs b, control vs HCHF