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Table 2 The 8th week and final anthropometric and lipid parameters in the five study groups

From: Reversion to regular diet with alternate day fasting can cure grade-I non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in high-fructose-intake-associated metabolic syndrome

  BW (gm) BMI (gm/cm2) WC (cm) TGs (mg/dl) HDL-C (mg/dl)
8th week Final 8th
week
Final 8th week Final 8th week Final 8th
week
Final
C 186.80
±7.93
(10)
197.20
±8.06
(10)
0.48
±0.01
(10)
0.47
±0.01
(10)
11.90
±0.19
(10)
12.90*
±0.41
(10)
122.22
±3.35
(9)
83.11*
±3.93
(9)
38.38
±2.40
(8)
57.88*
±1.66
(8)
MS 183.50
±5.97
(14)
194.50
±7.77
(14)
0.49
±0.02
(14)
0.48
±0.02
(14)
11.96
±0.18
(14)
12.93*
±0.30
(14)
116.10
±8.28
(10)
136.30*
±4.70
(10)
27.50
±3.69
(10)
27.40
±1.55
(10)
MSRD 181.58
±7.20
(12)
198.00*
±8.26
(12)
0.48
±0.01
(12)
0.49
±0.01
(12)
12.17
±0.14
(12)
12.88*
±0.26
(12)
118.67
±6.53
(9)
107.56
±3.22
(9)
34.78
±2.74
(9)
45.11*
±1.62
(9)
MSF 176.85
±4.65
(13)
151.31*
±5.59
(13)
0.48
±0.01
(13)
0.41*
±0.01
(13)
12.35
±0.17
(13)
11.46*
±0.23
(13)
121.11
±4.43
(9)
103.22*
±3.67
(9)
31.22
±2.68
(9)
48.22*
±2.60
(9)
MSRDF 172.08
±7.18
(12)
148.92*
±5.85
(12)
0.50
±0.02
(12)
0.42*
±0.01
(12)
12.54
±0.21
(12)
11.17*
±0.20
(12)
114.75
±7.32
(8)
96.25
±3.24
(8)
31.00
±2.90
(8)
50.25*
±2.46
(8)
  1. C, control group, MS, untreated metabolic syndrome group, MSRD, metabolic syndrome group reverted to regular rat chow, MSF, metabolic syndrome group on alternate day fasting, MSRDF, metabolic syndrome group reverted to regular rat chow and on alternate day fasting;
  2. BW, body weight; BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; TGs, triglycerides; HDL-C, high density lipoprotein cholesterol
  3. In the parenthesis is the number of observations
  4. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM
  5. *: Significance from 8th week value, by Student's “t” test for paired data, at P ≤0.05