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Table 2 Effect of lotus root hot water extract with taurine on body and adipose tissue weights

From: Antioxidant and hepatic protective effects of lotus root hot water extract with taurine supplementation in rats fed a high fat diet

Group Initial Weight Final Weight E-fat R-fat
N 153.6 ± 5.2NS 352.7 ± 7.8a 4.9 ± 0.5a 4.5 ± 0.9a
HF 153.0 ± 3.3 411.0 ± 15.3b 8.9 ± 0.3b 12.0 ± 1.5b
HFR 153.1 ± 4.3 353.5 ± 11.5a 6.2 ± 0.7a 5.2 ± 0.8a
HFRT 153.8 ± 3.9 370.8 ± 16.6a 6.1 ± 0.9a 6.1 ± 1.7a
  1. E-fat: epididymal fat; R-fat: retroperitoneal fat; Values are mean ± SE; Values with different superscripts within the column are significantly different at p<0.05 by Duncan’s multiple range test.