Table 1

Metabolic characterization and blood pressure of mice (strain: C57BL/6J) 6 months after the consumption of a 10% fat diet (LFD) or a 60% fat diet (HFD)

Animal (n)Body weight (g)Glucose
(mg/dL)Insulin
(ng/mL)Systolic/diastolic pressure (mmHg)Mean arterial pressure
(mmHg)
LFD (n = 8–10)30.4 ± 0.9146.5 ± 12.60.97 ± 0.06110.4 ± 4.4/82.6 ± 5.291.9 ± 4.8
HFD (n = 8–12)48.1 ± 1.8230.1 ± 9.76.64 ± 0.45126.0 ± 3.5/94.8 ± 3.8105.2 ± 3.7
P value<0.05<0.05<0.05<0.05<0.05
  • There were significant increases in body weight, serum glucose level, serum insulin level, and mean blood pressure in HFD mice compared with LFD mice. Data are presented as mean ± SEM.