Adaptations to a high-fat diet that increase exercise endurance in male rats.

@article{Miller1984AdaptationsTA,
  title={Adaptations to a high-fat diet that increase exercise endurance in male rats.},
  author={Wayne C. Miller and G. Rex Bryce and Robert K. Conlee},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology},
  year={1984},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={78-83}
}
Eighty-seven male Sprague-Dawley rats (245-300 g) were randomly assigned to one of two experimental groups. The first group consumed a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrate (LCD), whereas the second group ate a normal diet (ND). After either 1 or 5 wk on the diets, rats from each group were killed either before or after an exhausting run on a rodent treadmill (35 m X min-1, 0% grade). The LCD animals ran significantly longer before exhaustion at both week 1 (44.9 +/- 5.1 vs. 41.6 +/- 4.2 min… CONTINUE READING

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