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Table 1 Body weight again, epididymal adipose tissue weight, adiposity index and cytokines levels

From: Supplementing alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) and vitamin D3 in high fat diet decrease IL-6 production in murine epididymal adipose tissue and 3T3-L1 adipocytes following LPS stimulation

  High Fat High Fat plus Vit.D High Fat plus Vit.E
Body weight gain (g) 19.95 ± 4.47a 12.08 ± 4.59b 10.40 ± 2.46b
Energy intake (KJ/100 g b.w) 10272 ± 584a 10686 ± 495a 10686 ± 495a
Vitamin E intake (mg) 16.6 ± 2.4a 18.34 ± 1.17a 202.07 ± 17.88b
Vitamin D3 intake (mg) 0.049 ± 0.007a 0.064 ± 0.004b 0.051 ± 0.001a
Epididymal WAT weight (g) 1.01 ± 0.21a 0.72 ± 0.18a 0.88 ± 0.34a
Adiposity index (g) 1.86 ± 0.50a 1.29 ± 0.35a 1.33 ± 0.55a
IL-6 (pg/ug protein -1 ) 115.88 ± 48.01a 66.29 ± 20.97b 44.94 ± 8.49b
IL-10 (pg/ug protein -1 ) 28.46 ± 10.18a 43.42 ± 14.06a 32.30 ± 2.24a
IL-6/IL-10 3.23 ± 1.55a 1.63 ± 0.68b 1.39 ± 0.27b
  1. Results are expressed as mean value ± SD. Vitamin consumption during the study. Different letters indicate statistically significant differences (p < 0.05).