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Table 2 Effect of functional drinks on lipid profile in rats

From: Preventive role of green tea catechins from obesity and related disorders especially hypercholesterolemia and hyperglycemia

  Studies Treatments
  T 1 T 2 T 3
Cholesterol (mg/dL) Trial-I 78.64 ± 3.07a 74.73 ± 2.34b 76.46 ± 2.42ab
Trial-II 147.02 ± 7.83a 126.42 ± 4.47b 130.09 ± 7.77b
Trial-III 128.74 ± 5.60a 113.84 ± 6.93b 116.79 ± 5.36b
Trial-IV 155.02 ± 8.36a 132.67 ± 6.90b 135.42 ± 6.33b
HDL (mg/dL) Trial-I 34.64 ± 2.57 35.80 ± 1.79 35.47 ± 2.25
Trial-II 56.29 ± 3.71 58.30 ± 4.47 57.80 ± 4.15
  Trial-III 46.95 ± 2.59 48.27 ± 3.53 47.80 ± 3.43
Trial-IV 58.86 ± 3.01 60.35 ± 4.66 59.27 ± 2.61
LDL (mg/dL) Trial-I 30.34 ± 1.43a 25.55 ± 1.22b 27.41 ± 1.46ab
Trial-II 69.68 ± 3.45a 48.47 ± 2.41b 52.17 ± 3.79b
Trial-III 64.66 ± 3.22a 50.36 ± 2.83b 52.42 ± 4.32b
Trial-IV 74.59 ± 4.95a 53.10 ± 3.45b 57.27 ± 4.98b
Triglycerides (mg/dL) Trial-I 68.30 ± 3.74 66.92 ± 3.61 67.89 ± 3.13
Trial-II 105.26 ± 6.02 98.23 ± 5.16 100.61 ± 7.71
Trial-III 85.63 ± 6.52a 76.06 ± 5.09b 82.86 ± 4.82ab
Trial-IV 107.85 ± 7.21a 94.38 ± 6.05b 96.10 ± 4.69b
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SD.
  2. Means carrying same letter in a row do not differ significantly.
  3. Means showing different lettering in a row differed significantly at P < 0.05.
  4. Trial-I: Normal diet.
  5. Trial-II: High cholesterol diet.
  6. Trial-III: High sucrose diet.
  7. Trial-IV: High cholesterol + high sucrose diet.
  8. T1: Control drink (without active ingredients).
  9. T2: Drink containing catechins.
  10. T3: Drink containing EGCG.