Dietary medium-chain triacylglycerol prevents the postprandial rise of plasma triacylglycerols but induces hypercholesterolemia in primary hypertriglyceridemic subjects.

@article{Asakura2000DietaryMT,
  title={Dietary medium-chain triacylglycerol prevents the postprandial rise of plasma triacylglycerols but induces hypercholesterolemia in primary hypertriglyceridemic subjects.},
  author={Leiko Asakura and Ana Maria Pita Lottenberg and M{\^o}nica Q T S Neves and Val{\'e}ria Sutti Nunes and Jussara Cordeiro Rocha and Marisa Passarelli and Edna Regina Nakandakare and Eder C. R. Quint{\~a}o},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={701-5}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies showed divergent results concerning the influence of medium-chain triacylglycerol (MCT) on lipoprotein metabolism. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare the effects of MCT and corn oil on plasma lipids in primary hypertriglyceridemic patients. DESIGN Ten subjects ate different proportions of corn oil and MCT for 12 wk. The subjects first ate a low-fat diet for 2 wk and during the next 4 wk, corn oil was added as the sole source of fat. Thereafter… CONTINUE READING
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