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Table 6 Antioxidant parameters 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 Antioxidant parameters
Catalase (u/ml/min) SOD (u/ml) MDA (μM)
Standard feed 32.06 ± 2.03b 1.89 ± 0.42ab 2.98 ± 0.77a
100 % fonio 34.51 ± 0.13b 2.48 ± 0.43b 6.00 ± 1.12b
80:20 fonio-pigeon pea 32.60 ± 1.25b 1.93 ± 0.02ab 2.21 ± 0.71a
Corn flakes 16.96 ± 0.30a 1.14 ± 0.26a 4.45 ± 0.35ab
  1. Values were expressed as mean ± SEM and considered significant at p < 0.05. Values with different superscript letters along the same column are significantly different