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Table 1 Body weight and feed intake of rats supplemented with different oils

From: Incorporation and effects of punicic acid on muscle and adipose tissues of rats

Parameters Control LNA 1 % LNA 2 % LNA 4 % CLNA 1 % CLNA 2 % CLNA 4 %
Initial weight (g) 110 ± 10 107 ± 15 111 ± 10 113 ± 11 114 ± 5 112 ± 7 114 ± 10
Weight gain (g) 211 ± 13 212 ± 14 209 ± 23 205 ± 22 209 ± 17 210 ± 16 213 ± 23
Total feed intake (g) 1023 ± 40a 968 ± 46abc 971 ± 7abc 884 ± 2c 1035 ± 26a 1000 ± 73ab 926 ± 11bc
FEC 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.20 0.21 0.23
Calorie intake (Kcal) 2985 ± 115 2912 ± 134 3006 ± 20 2897 ± 6 3111 ± 76 3093 ± 214 3033 ± 34
Muscle (%w/w) 1.96 ± 0.44 1.75 ± 0.19 1.80 ± 0.11 1.84 ± 0.19 1.83 ± 0.29 1.73 ± 0.27 1.73 ± 0.26
Retroperitoneal (%w/w) 2.32 ± 0.57 2.55 ± 0.60 3.02 ± 1.02 2.77 ± 0.41 2.95 ± 0.89 2.41 ± 0.64 2.57 ± 0.74
Epididymal (%w/w) 2.76 ± 0.69 3.15 ± 0.61 3.14 ± 0.78 3.11 ± 0.57 3.39 ± 0.78 2.82 ± 0.65 3.29 ± 0.71
  1. Results expressed as mean ± standard deviation. Different letters in the same row are statistically different from each other (p < 0.05)
  2. (%w/w) percentage of tissue weight compared to total body weight, FEC feed efficiency coefficient