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Table 3 Effect of HFD, L-Carnitine and HMF on plasma lipid profile and adipose tissues weight in HFD rats

From: Effect of Carnitine and herbal mixture extract on obesity induced by high fat diet in rats

  Normal diet HFD L-Carnitine HMF
TG (mg/dl) 63.94 ± 2.19 172.6 ± 1.73**a 118.5 ± 1.21 b 116 ± 1.83b
VLDL (mg/dl) 12.79 ± 0.44 34.52 ± 0.35**a 23.69 ± 0.24b 23.20 ± 0.37b
T.C (mg/dl) 95.29 ± 1.03 152.7 ± 2.56**a 109.6 ± 1.51b 113.1 ± 1.54b
HDL (mg/dl) 70.97 ± 1.89 53.34 ± 2.52**a 67.45 ± 1.4b 65.59 ± 1.36b
LDL (mg/dl) 12.48 ± 2.0 67.06 ± 1.65**a 17.29 ± 0. 85b 17.42 ± 2.08b
Visceral fat (gm) 3.54 ± 0.51 14.8 ± 1.07**a 10.10 ± 0.33b 10.40 ± 0.93b
Perirenal fat (gm) 3.54 ± 0.51 14.8 ± 1.07**a 10.10 ± 0.33 b 10.40 ± 0.93b
  1. Values significantly different compared to normal P** < 0.01. Values are expressed as means ± SEM. Means not sharing common letter are significantly different (p < 0.05)