TABLE 3

Meal fat storage and utilization

Normal-fat mealHigh-fat mealP value
Uptake (mg meal fat/g lipid)
    UBSQ0.2 ± 0.021.32 ± 0.440.0342
    LBSQ0.2 ± 0.021.37 ± 0.290.0037
    Visceral0.29 ± 0.042.7 ± 1.170.0717
Fasted LPL activity (μmol FFA release · h−1 · g−1 lipid)
    UBSQ0.3 ± 0.030.33 ± 0.060.657
    LBSQ0.61 ± 0.180.48 ± 0.070.4954
    Visceral0.17 ± 0.020.19 ± 0.030.485
Fed LPL activity (μmol FFA release · h−1 · g−1 lipid)
    UBSQ0.52 ± 0.130.52 ± 0.080.9797
    LBSQ0.66 ± 0.120.83 ± 0.190.4562
Meal fat/regional fat (g/g)
    UBSQ4.4 ± 0.420.7 ± 3.70.0024
    LBSQ3.1 ± 0.517.4 ± 2.40.0003
    Visceral0.8 ± 0.14.5 ± 0.80.0017
Fractional meal fat utilization (%)
    UBSQ27 ± 323 ± 40.373
    LBSQ19 ± 319 ± 30.9942
    Visceral5 ± 15 ± 10.8618
    Oxidation40 ± 342 ± 30.5463
    Unaccounted for10 ± 512 ± 60.8022
  • Data are means ± SE. P values are for differences between the normal-fat and high-fat meal groups. The uptake did not differ significantly between depots, within groups.