Dietary animal proteins and cholesterol metabolism in rats.

  title={Dietary animal proteins and cholesterol metabolism in rats.},
  author={J A Lapr{\'e} and Clive E. West and Maria Rosa Lovati and Cesare R. Sirtori and Anton Christian Beynen},
  journal={International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Vitamin- und Ernahrungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition},
  volume={59 1},
The effects on cholesterol metabolism in rats of diets containing various animal proteins or soy protein were studied. The animal proteins tested were casein, whey protein, fish protein, hemoglobin, plasma proteins, ovalbumin, egg-yolk protein, beef protein and chicken-meat protein. The semi-purified diets were isonitrogenous and balanced for residual fat and cholesterol in the protein preparations. The nature of the dietary protein had no effect on serum cholesterol concentration. Group mean… CONTINUE READING