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Table 3 Effect of functional drinks on glucose and insulin levels of 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
Glucose (mg/dL) Trial-I 93.55 ± 6.01 92.44 ± 4.43 90.44 ± 4.79
Trial-II 105.60 ± 6.61 103.32 ± 5.26 101.51 ± 4.58
Trial-III 125.93 ± 5.47a 113.21 ± 7.25b 110.40 ± 5.85b
  Trial-IV 130.05 ± 8.75a 121.07 ± 7.32b 119.57 ± 6.60b
Insulin (μU/mL) Trial-I 9.33 ± 0.51 9.15 ± 0.68 9.14 ± 0.71
Trial-II 11.05 ± 0.09 10.59 ± 0.15 10.34 ± 0.65
Trial-III 14.34 ± 0.41a 12.65 ± 0.57b 12.20 ± 0.49b
Trial-IV 16.34 ± 0.59a 14.20 ± 0.74b 13.65 ± 0.67b
  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.