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Table 1 Diets and functional drinks plan

From: Exploring the potential of black tea based flavonoids against hyperlipidemia related disorders

Studies (Study I)
Normal rats
(Study II)
Hypercholesterolemic rats
(Study III)
Hyperglycemic rats
Normal diet High cholesterol diet High sucrose diet
Groups 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Drinks T0 T1 T2 T3 T0 T1 T2 T3 T0 T1 T2 T3
  1. Each group consist of 5 male wistar rats in each (20 for one study). All studies were independent and in all animal were provided 250 mL of respective drink for a period of 56 days alongside respective diets
  2. T0: Control
  3. T1: Drink containing theaflavin
  4. T2: Drink containing thearubigins
  5. T3: Drink containing theaflavin+thearubigins