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Table 2 Body and organ weights, feed intake and fecal lipid excretion of Hamsters fed extruded black, Pinto and White beans for 3 weeks

From: Black, pinto and white beans lower hepatic lipids in hamsters fed high fat diets by excretion of bile acids

  Control Black bean Pinto bean White bean
Final Body Weight (g) 97.1 ± 2.0 102.6 ± 2.0 101.5 ± 1.5 103.6 ± 2.3
Body weight Gain (g) 39.1 ± 1.9 45.6 ± 1.5 44.1 ± 1.6 45.4 ± 2.6
Liver weight (g) 5.93 ± 0.26 5.93 ± 0.18 5.85 ± 0.20 5.97 ± 0.27
Feed Intake/Weight Gain 3.6 ± 0.18 3.3 ± 0.15 3.5 ± 0.16 4.2 ± 0.46
Daily Dry Fecal Excretion (g) 0.87 ± 0.03 0.83 ± 0.04 0.66 ± 0.03 0.58 ± 0.04
Fecal N Excretion 2.40 ± 0.11 3.80 ± 0.11 6.45 ± 0.16 6.18 ± 0.18
%Fecal Fat 1.7 ± 0.1 2.2 ± 0.2 2.8 ± 0.4 4.9 ± 0.6
  1. All data reported in this table are in grams