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Table 7 Effect of diets on plasma levels of growth and inflammatory factors

From: Pubertal high fat diet: effects on mammary cancer development

  4 wks on diet 10 wks on diet Tumors
  HFD versus LFD HFD versus LFD HFD-E versus LFD
Serum factor Fold change Fold change Fold change
HGF - - 2.1
OPG 1.3 - -
IGF-1 1.3 - -
prolactin - 0.68 -
  1. N = 4 mice on high fat diet (HFD) for 4 wks, n = 4 mice on low fat diet (LFD) for 4 wks; n = 4 mice on HFD for 10 wks, n = 4 mice on LFD for 10 wks; n = 6 HFD mice with early developing tumors (HFD-E), n = 6 LFD mice with tumors. P ≤0.05 for all genes listed.