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Table 2 Calorimetric parameters of standard-fed rats.

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

  Groups
Calorimetric parameters C C-Olive C-Oleuropein C-Cafeic
VO2 (ml/min) 3.80 ± 0.06 4.77 ± 0.37a 3.44 ± 0.09b 4.45 ± 0.26ac
VCO2 (ml/min) 2.35 ± 0.001 2.36 ± 0.002a 2.37 ± 0.002ab 2.38 ± 0.002abc
RQ 0.63 ± 0.04 0.54 ± 0.04a 0.78 ± 0.03b 0.60 ± 0.03c
RMR (kcal/h) 1.07 ± 0.02 1.21 ± 0.09a 0.97 ± 0.04ab 1.18 ± 0.06ac
VO2/body weight (ml/h.kg) 11.58 ± 1.78 13.46 ± 1.45 10.13 ± 1.21b 12.02 ± 1.17
VO2/surface area (mL/h.g0.7) 3.94 ± 0.42 4.69 ± 0.38a 3.49 ± 0.31a 4.25 ± 0.33b
RQ/body weight 0.19 ± 0.03 0.15 ± 0.02a 0.23 ± 0.02b 0.16 ± 0.01c
RQ/surface area 1.10 ± 0.02 0.88 ± 0.08a 1.31 ± 0.1ab 0.95 ± 0.07c
RMR/body weight (kcal/h.kg) 3.25 ± 0.04 3.44 ± 0.55 2.85 ± 0.36 3.19 ± 0.30
Fat oxidation (mg/min) 3.50 ± 0.39 5.55 ± 0.49a 1.92 ± 0.35ab 4.55 ± 0.64abc
Carbohydrate oxidation (mg/min) Not detected Not detected 0.64 ± 0.33 Not detected
Energy Balance (kcal/day) 49.65 ± 5.51 50.90 ± 8.86 52.49 ± 7.37 54.66 ± 9.92
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD.
  2. C, control rats receiving saline; C-Olive, standard-fed rats receiving olive oil; C-Oleuropein, standard-fed rats receiving oleuropein; C-Cafeic, standard-fed rats receiving cafeic acid; VO2 oxygen consumption; VCO2, dioxide carbon production; RQ, respiratory quotient; RMR, resting metabolic rate.
  3. a p < 0.05 vs. C group.
  4. b p < 0.05 vs. C-Olive group.
  5. c p < 0.05 vs. C-Oleuropein group.