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Table 2 The effect of polyphenolic lotus root extract on growth parameters in db/db mice.

From: Polyphenolic extract of lotus root (edible rhizome of Nelumbo nucifera) alleviates hepatic steatosis in obese diabetic db/db mice

  Control Lotus polyphenol
Initial body weight (g) 33.7 ± 0.6 33.7 ± 0.5
Final body weight (g) 37.4 ± 0.6 35.8 ± 1.7
Food intake (g) 109 ± 3 109 ± 1
White adipose tissue weight (g/100 g body weight)
Total 6.92 ± 0.12 6.53 ± 0.25
   Epididymal 4.30 ± 0.12 4.10 ± 0.14
   Perirenal 2.61 ± 0.06 2.43 ± 0.13
  1. The values are expressed as the mean ± standard error for six mice.