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Table 1 Body weight, water intake and food consumption of control and diabetic rats treated or not with Hancornia speciosa aqueous extract (400 mg/kg) during 21 days

From: A treatment with a boiled aqueous extract of Hancornia speciosa Gomes leaves improves the metabolic status of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

 Groups
ControlTreated ControlDiabeticTreated Diabetic
Body weight (g)
 Day 0218.2 ± 30.3210.6 ± 24.7222.6 ± 37.3211.1 ± 16.8
 Day 7226.4 ± 30.0198.8 ± 20.9217.6 ± 30.3214.2 ± 23.1
 Day 14229.0 ± 28.8211.4 ± 23.4217.0 ± 29.0204.1 ± 32.4
 Day 20230.8 ± 28.3214.2 ± 23.4219.8 ± 30.6211.1 ± 31.3
Water intake (mL)
 Day 035.7 ± 8.024.8 ± 2.987.1 ± 28.0 a79.4 ± 13.8 a
 Day 733.7 ± 5.429.6 ± 6.190.9 ± 29.0 a81.2 ± 17.7 a
 Day 1436.2 ± 5.136.7 ± 4.4106.0 ± 33.4 a90.6 ± 25.8 a
 Day 2033.9 ± 4.533.2 ± 5.7112.4 ± 34.6 a102.9 ± 20.0 a
Food consumption (g)
 Day 016.5 ± 3.113.3 ± 3.622.3 ± 7.1 a22.3 ± 5.4 a
 Day 716.2 ± 2.513.6 ± 3.426.3 ± 7.9 a23.1 ± 4.9 a
 Day 1416.3 ± 2.217.5 ± 3.631.1 ± 7.5 a25.0 ± 4.8 a b
 Day 2016.4 ± 2.015.5 ± 1.833.6 ± 9.3 a23.8 ± 7.4 a b
  1. Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. ap < 0.05 compared with the control group (ANOVA followed Student-Newman-Keuls test)
  3. bp < 0.05 compared with the diabetic group (ANOVA followed Student-Newman-Keuls test)