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Table 3 Serum lipids profile of the experimental rat groups

From: Functional role of selenium-fortified yogurt against aflatoxin-contaminated nuts in rats

Variables CHO (mg/dl) TG (mg/dl) HDLc (mg/dl) LDLc (mg/dl) VLDLc (mg/dl)
Groups
Negative control consumed 3% mixed fresh nuts 95.17 ± 8.67bc 69. 41 ± 5.25bc 36.86 ± 5.41a 44. 43 ± 4.56d 13.88 ± 1.68bc
Positive control consumed 3% mixed nuts contaminated with aflatoxins 167.25 ± 15.24a 90.31 ± 8. 40a 24.31 ± 3.23c 124.34 ± 13. 81a 18.06 ± 1.45a
Rat groups consumed 3% pistachios, cashews, walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts contaminated with aflatoxins
 Pistachios with selenium-fortified yogurt 112.45 ± 11.22b 75.55 ± 3.44b 32.98 ± 3.50a 64.36 ± 5.99b 15.11 ± 1.33b
 Cashews with selenium-fortified yogurt 109.60 ± 12.75b 72. 41 ± 5. 73b 33.65 ± 3.24a 61.47 ± 8. 17b 14.48 ± 1.50b
 Walnuts with selenium-fortified yogurt 113.76 ± 10.64b 74.01 ± 4.55b 31.99 ± 4.03ab 66.9 ± 6.78b 14.80 ± 1.12b
 Almonds with selenium-fortified yogurt 103.80 ± 11.14b 73.61 ± 7.03b 34.11 ± 2.71a 54.97 ± 6. 40bc 14.72 ± 1.57b
 Hazelnuts with selenium-fortified yogurt 101.70 ± 10. 14b 70. 14 ± 5.11b 35.65 ± 4.81a 52.02 ± 5. 71bc 14.03 ± 1.35b
  1. Mean values in each column having different letters (a, b, c and d) are significantly different at p < 0.05