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Table 2 Percentage change in body weight of rats fed with breakfast food

From: Hepatotoxicity and biochemical evaluation of a novel breakfast food produced from the blend of fonio (Digitaria iburua Stapf) and pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh) in albino rats

Groups Percentage change in weight (%)
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
Standard feed 5.52 ± 1.29b 8.93 ± 1.29a 10.76 ± 1.37a 17.70 ± 1.46a
100% fonio 10.49 ± 0.03a 11.03 ± 0.02a 12.97 ± 0.02a 12.17 ± 0.04b
80:20 fonio-pigeon pea 10.76 ± 0.00c 10.32 ± 1.11a 12.80 ± 0.00a 17.71 ± 0.01a
Corn flakes 6.36 ± 0.00c 7.32 ± 0.00b 6.07 ± 0.94b 7.39 ± 0.00c
  1. Values were expressed as mean ± SEM and considered significant at p < 0.05. Values with different superscript letters (a, b, c) along the same column are significantly different