TABLE 1

Body weight, serum glucose, and insulin values of rats fed either a high-starch or sucrose diet

GroupBody weight (g)Glucose (mg/dl)Insulin (μU/ml)
Starch544 ± 18125 ± 794 ± 10
Sucrose525 ± 19127 ± 4128 ± 9*
  • Data are means ± SE, n = 8–10 animals/diet. Rats were fasted for ∼6–8 h before serum collection.

  • *

    * P < 0.05 vs. starch group.