Aqueous extract of Ilex paraguariensis attenuates the progression of atherosclerosis in cholesterol‐fed rabbits

@article{Mosimann2006AqueousEO,
  title={Aqueous extract of Ilex paraguariensis attenuates the progression of atherosclerosis in cholesterol‐fed rabbits},
  author={Ana Luiza Pamplona Mosimann and Danilo Wilhelm-Filho and Edson Luiz da Silva},
  journal={BioFactors},
  year={2006},
  volume={26}
}
Ilex paraguariensis aqueous extract (mate) is an antioxidant‐rich beverage widely consumed in South American countries. Here we questioned whether mate could reduce the progression of atherosclerosis in 1% cholesterol‐fed rabbits. New Zealand White male rabbits (n = 32) were divided into four groups: control (C, n = 5), control‐mate (CM, n = 5), hypercholesterolemic (HC, n = 11) and hypercholesterolemic‐mate (HCM, n = 11). The daily water and mate extract consumption was approximately 400 ml… 

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