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Table 3 Body weight at baseline and after 28 days, food and water intakes of control and experimental rats treated with Tetrapleura tetraptera hydroethanolic extract and metformin

From: Tetrapleura tetraptera spice attenuates high-carbohydrate, high-fat diet-induced obese and type 2 diabetic rats with metabolic syndrome features

Groups Weight T0 (g) Weight T28 (g) Weight T28-T0 (g) Water intake (mL/day) Food intake (g/day)
NCD 317(309–326)bc 332.5(320–336)Sb 13.5(4–26) 31.6(28.9–32.7)b 28.45(27.6–30.5)bc
HCHFD 414(388–425)a 452.5(445–468)Sa 43(20–63) 23.6(22.1–25.5)a 23.2(21.8–23.9)ac
HCHFD200 412(394–425)a 416(396–442)ab 6.5(−2–17) 21.45(20.6–24.1)a 17.55(16.8–19.4)ab
DBC 414(386–423)a 408(390–422)a −2(−10–4) 22.45(20.6–23.9)a 16.7(15.6–17.5)a
DB200 413.5(390–426)a 410(388–421)a −4(−8–−2) 21.2(20.4–23.4)a 17.6(16.4–18.6)ab
DB400 410.5(392–426)a 398(386–416)a −7(−20–−2) 21.05(20.45–23.7)a 16.4(15.6–17.9)ab
DBMET 407(394–430)a 410(389–430)a −2.5(−5–10) 23(21.4–24.7)a 17.6(16.9–19.5)ab
  1. Ssignificant compared with T0 (p < 0.05). asignificant relative to normal control on the same treatment day (p < 0.05). bsignificant compared with HCHFD on the same treatment day. csignificant compared with diabetic control on the same treatment day (p < 0.05). (n = 6)