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Table 1 General characteristics and calorimetric parameters of rats after 42 days of standard fed (C), and hypercaloric fed (Ob) diets

From: Effects of olive oil and its minor phenolic constituents on obesity-induced cardiac metabolic changes

  Groups
Parameters C Ob
Final body weight (g) 335.75 ± 54.32 397.66 ± 36.54a
Surface area (g0.7) 58.51 ± 6.60 65.96 ± 4.29a
BMI (g/cm2) 0.54 ± 0.03 0.65 ± 0.05a
Food consumption (g/day) 25.4 ± 4.6 25.3 ± 1.4
Energy intake (kcal/day) 70.07 ± 4.30 86.27 ± 4.09a
VO2 (ml/min) 3.80 ± 0.06 3.46 ± 0.11a
VCO2 (ml/min) 2.35 ± 0.001 2.49 ± 0.002a
RQ 0.63 ± 0.04 0.84 ± 0.03a
RMR (kcal/h) 1.07 ± 0.02 0.97 ± 0.01a
VO2/body weight (ml/h.kg) 11.58 ± 1.78 8.75 ± 0.53a
VO2/surface area (mL/h.g0.7) 3.94 ± 0.42 3.15 ± 0.12a
RQ/body weight 0.19 ± 0.03 0.21 ± 0.02
RQ/surface area 1.10 ± 0.02 1.28 ± 0.10a
RMR/body weight (kcal/h.kg) 3.25 ± 0.04 2.46 ± 0.23a
Fat oxidation (mg/min) 3.50 ± 0.39 1.38 ± 0.28a
Carbohydrate oxidation (mg/min) - 1.19 ± 0.25a
Energy balance (kcal/day) 49.65 ± 5.51 62.93 ± 4.27ª
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD.
  2. C, control rats; Ob, obese rats; BMI, body mass index; VO2 oxygen consumption; VCO2 dioxide carbon production; RQ, respiratory quotient; RMR, resting metabolic rate.
  3. a p < 0.05 vs. C group.