TITLE

HIGH-CARBOHYDRATE DIET AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN RABBITS

AUTHOR(S)
Shah, V.V.
PUB. DATE
February 1970
SOURCE
Angiology;Feb1970, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ten rabbits were put on a control diet and the ten others were put on high-carbohydrate diet. Their biochemical and autopsy data are presented. This study showed a trend for rise in serum total lipids and triglyceride levels. Autopsy data on rabbits sacrificed after 6 months of study did not show any lipid deposits in the aorta and coronary vessels. It is suggested that a larger experimental study with a high-calorie, high-carbohydrate diet with normal protein and fat contents may be undertaken.
ACCESSION #
16392004

 

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