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BACKGROUND Hypertriglyceridemia is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Until recently, the importance of hepatic de novo lipogenesis (DNL) in contributing to hypertriglyceridemia was difficult to assess because of methodologic limitations. OBJECTIVE We evaluated the extent of the contribution by DNL to different conditions associated(More)
BACKGROUND No studies have examined the independent effects of current and longer-term dietary zinc intakes on zinc absorption. OBJECTIVE We determined the effects of current compared with longer-term zinc intake on fractional zinc absorption (FZA). DESIGN We studied 9 men whose usual zinc intakes were >11 mg/d. FZA was measured at baseline, depletion(More)
To evaluate the effect of dietary fat-induced alterations in triglyceride (TG) metabolism on plasma and very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL)-a-tocopherol, nine healthy males (mean 6 SEM, age: 36 6 3 years, BMI: 24.7 6 1.1) consumed a 35%-fat diet (control) for one week followed by a 15% low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet for 5 weeks. After each dietary phase,(More)
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