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Table 4 Total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), free fatty acids (FFA), low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels in the serum at the end of the study

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

Groups TG (mg/dL) TC (mg/dL) HDL-C (mg/dL LDL-C (mg/dL) FFA (mg/dL)
NCD 86 (79–96)bc 79.5(78–87)bc 41.5(39–45)bc 21.9(16.6–26.8)bc 80(75–83)bc
HCHFD 173(164–183)ac 139.5(106–120)ac 24.5(19–26)a 79.8(78.6–89.2)ac 139.5(136–145)ac
HCHFD200 113(106–120)abc 109.5(106–120)abc 29.5(27–32)abc 57.2(54.6–67)abc 96.5(93–102)abc
DBC 205(187–220)ab 169(159–170)ab 20.5(17–23)a 106.6(98.8–112.6)ab 181(169–185)a
DB200 130(119–140)abc 119.5(116–123)abc 31.5(29–36)abc 61.3(57.2–69)abc 139(130–143)ac
DB400 90(86–93)bc 96.5(93–106)abc 43.5(40–45)bc 35.4(30.4–45)abc 80.5(74–86)bc
DBMET 195.5(176–205)a 129.5(125–137)bc 23.5(21–27)a 66.2(64.4–74.8)abc 146.5(136–150)ac
  1. asignificant relative to normal control (p < 0.05). bsignificant compared with HCHFD (p < 0.05). csignificant compared with diabetic control (p < 0.05). (n = 6)