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Table 1 Effect of APE supplementation on body weight, food intake and metabolic parameters in fasting obese Zucker rats

From: Apple polyphenol extract improves insulin sensitivity in vitro and in vivo in animal models of insulin resistance

  Groups
Control APE
Initial body weight (g) 435.0 ± 8.2 436.6 ± 8.9
Final body weight (g) 473.9 ± 7.6 476.9 ± 8.9
Daily food intake (kcal) 66.03 ± 1.86 67.02 ± 1.19
Glucose (mg/dL whole blood) 181.2 ± 27.1 159.6 ± 8.5
Insulin (mU/L) 17.36 ± 1.64 11.23 ± 0.87a
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 482.1 ± 99.4 283.5 ± 24.7a
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 219.1 ± 8.3 207.4 ± 4.3
LDL/HDL (ratio) 1.14 ± 0.09 1.07 ± 0.09
  1. Values are means ± SEM, n = 10 in each group. (a) vs. Control group at p < 0.05