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Table 3 Serum total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and TG concentrations, and intraabdominal fat

From: The long-term ingestion of a diet high in extra virgin olive oil produces obesity and insulin resistance but protects endothelial function in rats: a preliminary study

  Control EVOO M
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL) 71.54 ± 4.6 72.31 ± 2.6 84.0 ± 5.0*
TG (mg/dL) 58.46 ± 5.3 67.32 ± 3.5 65.54 ± 4.4
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 19.72 ± 2.3 21.6 ± 2.3 18.9 ± 2.3
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 40.0 ± 5.2 37.3 ± 3.4 52.0 ± 5.0*
Intraabdominal fat (g/100 g body weight) 5.18 ± 0.57 9.06 ± 0.44* 8.71 ± 0.63*
  1. * P < 0.05, significant difference compared with the control group by one-way ANOVA (n = 9 per group). Values are expressed as the means ± SEM.