Diets containing a high percentage of Nori or Konbu algae are well-accepted and efficiently utilised by growing rats but induce different degrees of histological changes in the liver and bowel.

@article{Bocanegra2003DietsCA,
  title={Diets containing a high percentage of Nori or Konbu algae are well-accepted and efficiently utilised by growing rats but induce different degrees of histological changes in the liver and bowel.},
  author={Arancha Bocanegra and Ana Nieto and Bayani L. Blas and F J S{\'a}nchez-Muniz},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 11},
  pages={1473-80}
}
The consumption of algae has increased considerably in recent years. However, the nutritional consequences of the algae consumption have scarcely been studied and there are some indications of serious adverse effects of algae consumption in children and adolescents. This study aims to assess the effects of balanced diets containing 7% algae (Nori or Konbu) for 3 weeks on (i) dietary intake, growth, and dietary efficiency ratio (DER), (ii) absolute absorption of several minerals, and (iii) size… CONTINUE READING
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