Dietary modification of fatty acid and prostaglandin synthesis in the rat. Effect of variations in the level of dietary fat.


Dietary supplements with safflower oil, linseed oil, cod liver oil and hydrogenated coconut oil were given to rats at levels of 5, 20 and 40 energy % to simultaneously assess the effects of both type and level of dietary fat on tissue fatty acid composition and prostanoid synthesis. There was no significant change in weight gain or blood pressure between… (More)