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Table 7 Weight gain (%) during the three weeks treatment for males and females

From: Irvingia gabonensis fat: nutritional properties and effect of increasing amounts on the growth and lipid metabolism of young rats wistar sp

Diets Weeks  
  S1 S2 S3 M ± SEM
Male (n = 5)
IG0 27.12 ± 18.11 95.28 ± 38.75 181.85 ± 49.95 78.52 ± 68.27
IG1 29.8 ± 18.01a 95.15 ± 35.30a 180.08 ± 57.01a 79.43 ± 67.19a
IG2 24.62 ± 19.04a 112.15 ± 47.67a,b 215.08 ± 61.56a,b 90.17 ± 83.77a
IG3 29.5 ± 20.47a 141.65 ± 48.22b** 253.96 ± 49.11b** 108.03 ± 95.67a**
Female (n = 5)
IG0 29.22 ± 15.65 26.88 ± 6.42 194.12 ± 31.25 86.85 ± 69.31
IG1 21.74 ± 13.52a** 28.72 ± 5.44a 187.58 ± 17.59a 76.68 ± 66.78a**
IG2 32.85 ± 17.84a,b 24.92 ± 5.07a 205.26 ± 45.39a,b 93.20 ± 72.93a*
IG3 34.82 ± 19.87b** 27.44 ± 7.35a 216.68 ± 34.59b* 98.00 ± 76.67a**
  1. In the columns, the values affected of the same letter are not significantly different (P > 0.05) and the value with different letter are significantly different (P < 0.05). (Bonferroni between treated animals).
  2. * Significantly different from fat control in the same sex (P < 0.05). (Dunnett's)
  3. **significantly different from fat control in the same sex (p < 0.01). (Dunnett's)