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Table 2 Organ weight, the organ to body weight ratio, and tibia length in female C57BL/6J mice fed a control diet or a low-carbohydrate high-fat (LCHF) diet

From: A low-carbohydrate high-fat diet decreases lean mass and impairs cardiac function in pair-fed female C57BL/6J mice

  Control LCHF
Organ weight, mg
 Heart 98.3 ± 4.3 93.3 ± 8.0
 Liver 909 ± 119 753 ± 21**
 Lung 135 ± 5 126 ± 3**
 Spleen 80.0 ± 4.4 79.3 ± 13.1
 Kidney 137 ± 14 131 ± 12
Organ/BW ratio, mg/g
 Heart 4.3 ± 0.3 4.2 ± 0.2
 Liver 39.9 ± 4.3 33.9 ± 1.6**
 Lung 5.9 ± 0.2 5.7 ± 0.2**
 Tibia, mm 17.6 ± 0.2 17.3 ± 0.1**
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD, n = 7 in each group. BW body weight. **p < 0.01 was considered significant vs. control diet