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Table 2 Energy ingestion, body composition and metabolic parameters of Wistar rats fed either with standard (St) or high-fat (HF) diet during 12 weeks

From: The role of I-FABP as a biomarker of intestinal barrier dysfunction driven by gut microbiota changes in obesity

  St HF P value
Energy ingested (Kcal/day) 57.9 ± 0.5 72.60 ± 0.1 <0.05
Weight gain (g) 134.7 ± 9.2 205.5 ± 15.4 <0.05
Fat mass (g) 166.8 ± 8.7 206.3 ± 8.6 <0.05
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 64.3 ± 3.1 69.8 ± 6.6 0.78
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 79.3 ± 11.5 79.2 ± 8.3 0.83
Leptin (ng/mL) 6.2 ± 1.2 19.1 ± 2.6 <0.05
GLP-2 7.0 ± 0.4 9.8 ± 0.8 <0.05
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SEM (n = 6 rats per group). GLP-2 glucagon-like peptide-2