Flaxseed oil and α-lipoic acid combination reduces atherosclerosis risk factors in rats fed a high-fat diet

@inproceedings{Xu2012FlaxseedOA,
  title={Flaxseed oil and α-lipoic acid combination reduces atherosclerosis risk factors in rats fed a high-fat diet},
  author={Jiqu Xu and Wei Yang and Qianchun Deng and Qingde Huang and Jin’e Yang and Fenghong Huang},
  booktitle={Lipids in Health and Disease},
  year={2012}
}
Atherosclerosis is a major manifestation of the pathophysiology underlying cardiovascular disease. Flaxseed oil (FO) and α-lipoic acid (LA) have been reported to exert potential benefit to cardiovascular system. This study tried to assess the effect of supplement of FO and LA combination on the atherosclerosis risk factors in rats fed a high-fat diet. LA was dissolved in flaxseed oil to a final concentration of 8 g/kg (FO+LA) when used. The rodent diet contained 20% fat. One-fifth of the fat… CONTINUE READING
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