ea0038p226 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015
, Samuel Titilola
, Adekunbi Daniel
, Adegoke Olufeyi
We examined the effect of dietary niacin supplementation on fat mass, glucose control, insulin sensitivity, lipid profile, and adiponectin level in diet-induced obese rats. Twenty-one male Sprague-Dawley rats (n=21) were initially divided into two (2) groups of seven and fourteen rats; the group of 14 rats was fed with a high-fat-diet (HFD) and the other group of 7 rats consumed the control diet. Eight weeks after the diet regimen started, half of the rats from the HFD group w...