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Table 1 Tissues morphometry after nutritional intervention

From: Long-term high-protein diet intake reverts weight gain and attenuates metabolic dysfunction on high-sucrose-fed adult rats

Tissues (g/100 g BW) CT/CT HS/HS HS/CT HS/HP
Retroperitoneal fat 1.46 ± 0.13 3.09 ± 0.1a 2.07 ± 0.19a,b 1.19 ± 0.09b,c
Periepididymal fat 1.28 ± 0.06 3.23 ± 0.25a 2.19 ± 0.17a,b 1.58 ± 0.12b,c
Mesenteric fat 1.48 ± 0.16 2.88 ± 0.32a 2.08 ± 0.19a,b 1.29 ± 0.12b,c
Brown adipose tissue 0.12 ± 0.01 0.21 ± 0.01a 0.16 ± 0.01a,b 0.1 ± 0.01b,c
Liver 2.50 ± 0.06 2.55 ± 0.03 2.37 ± 0.06 2.60 ± 0.10
Skeletal muscles 1.17 ± 0.03 1.07 ± 0.02 1.09 ± 0.04 1.25 ± 0.03b,c
  1. CT/CT rats fed a standard chow (n = 7), HS/HS rats fed a high-sucrose diet (n = 6), HS/CT rats initially fed HSD and then replaced by standard chow (n = 6), and HS/HP rats fed a HS diet and then replaced by high-protein diet (n = 6). Values represent mean ± SEM, compared by one-way ANOVA (Newman Keuls)
  2. arepresents p < 0.05 when compared to CT/CT
  3. brepresents p < 0.05 when compared to HS/HS
  4. crepresents p < 0.05 when compared to HS/CT