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Table 3 Changes in body weight, food intake and plasma leptin concentration in DIO mice.

From: The Regulation of Leptin, Leptin Receptor and Pro-opiomelanocortin Expression by N-3 PUFAs in Diet-Induced Obese Mice Is Not Related to the Methylation of Their Promoters

  Control DIO
  n-3 deficient Soy oil n-3 deficient Soy oil Soy/fish oil Fish oil
Body weight (g) 27.69 ± 1.38 27.28 ± 1.14 34.73 ± 2.75 * 32.06 ± 2.16 * 32.86 ± 1.96 * 32.15 ± 1.89 *
Leptin (μg/L) 1.39 ± 0.98 1.54 ± 1.13 8.55 ± 2.39 * 5.95 ± 3.34 * 6.79 ± 3.28 * 4.39 ± 2.09 *
Energy intake (kcal/d/mouse) 23.15 ± 2.59 22.99 ± 1.48 35.17 ± 3.89 * 31.37 ± 2.62 * 32.11 ± 3.17 * 29.54 ± 2.77 *
  1. 3-4 week old C57BL/6J male mice were fed four DIO diets with different fat types and the control diet for 3 months. Food intake was recorded at 6 weeks. Values are means ± SD, n = 15 in each group. * compared to the control diets, P < 0.05; compared to the n-3 deficient DIO diet, P < 0.05.