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Table 1 Body weight, weight gain, intake and FER of rats

From: Agrimonia pilosa Ledeb. aqueous extract improves impaired glucose tolerance in high-fat diet-fed rats by decreasing the inflammatory response

  NF HF HFA
Initial B.W., g 272.6 ± 3.31NS2 274.6 ± 2.8 269.0 ± 2.1
Final B.W.(at 16 weeks), g 356.1 ± 19.6b 436.5 ± 16.2a 419.7 ± 12.0a
Weight gain(for 16 weeks), g 96.4 ± 13.9b 161.8 ± 16.9a 150.8 ± 10.5a
Intake(for 16 weeks), g/d 17.9 ± 0.6b 21.2 ± 0.5a 19.8 ± 0.6a
FER3(for 16 weeks) 0.05 ± 0.01b 0.07 ± 0.01a 0.07 ± 0.00a
  1. 1 Data are expressed as Mean ± S.E.(n = 9, NF & HF or 10, HFA)
  2. 2 Values with different alphabet within the same raw are significantly different at p < 0.05 by Duncan’s multiple range test. NS, not significantly different
  3. 3 FER: Food efficiency ratio = weight gain(g/day)/food intake(g/day)
  4. Abbreviations: NF normal fat diet, HF high fat diet, HFA high fat diet with 0.1% Agrimonia pilosa water ext