Effect of traditional food on plasma triglycerides (mM/L). Panel A, each point is a mean ± SD for n=5, for week 8 to week 24. Panel B, area under the curve for weeks 8 to 24. MS, metabolic syndrome=30% sucrose, Tortilla=30% sucrose and maize tortilla, Pozol=30% sucrose and maize pozol. The average of the values obtained from blood of the animals’ tails. *Significant difference for with and without traditional food, P<0.001. No significant difference for control and with traditional food, P<0.05.