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Table 4 Growth parameters for C57BL/6J mice fed experimental diets a

From: Eicosapentaenoic acid-enriched phospholipid ameliorates insulin resistance and lipid metabolism in diet-induced-obese mice

  CT HF SOY-PL EPA-PL
Food intake (g/d) 2.64 ± 0.12 2.02 ± 0.12## 1.90 ± 0.09 1.91 ± 0.07
Body weight gain (g) 6.84 ± 0.80 8.90 ± 0.74## 6.52 ± 0.73** 6.26 ± 0.50**
White adipose tissue weight (g/100 g body weight)
Epididymal 1.22 ± 0.24 2.81 ± 0.17## 2.25 ± 0.23* 1.90 ± 0.15**
Perirenal 1.02 ± 0.19 1.73 ± 0.21# 1.43 ± 0.30 1.50 ± 0.23
Mesenteric 0.43 ± 0.06 0.52 ± 0.15 0.45 ± 0.08 0.42 ± 0.08
Organ weight (g/100 g body weight)
Liver 4.05 ± 0.33 4.48 ± 0.22# 3.97 ± 0.15* 4.00 ± 0.13*
Kidney 1.28 ± 0.09 1.36 ± 0.13 1.27 ± 0.09 1.28 ± 0.07
Heart 0.52 ± 0.02 0.50 ± 0.05 0.48 ± 0.03 0.47 ± 0.01
Brain 1.29 ± 0.04 1.18 ± 0.09 1.19 ± 0.06 1.24 ± 0.08
  1. Note: a Data are presented as mean ± SEM; n = 7 mice per group. #P < 0.05, ##P < 0.01, significant difference compared to the control group determined by Student’s t test. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, significant difference compared to the HF group determined by ANOVA (Tukey’s test).