High dietary fat promotes syndrome X in nonobese rats.

@article{Axen2003HighDF,
  title={High dietary fat promotes syndrome X in nonobese rats.},
  author={Kathleen V. Axen and Aphrodite Dikeakos and Anthony Sclafani},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={133 7},
  pages={
          2244-9
        }
}
High fat, low carbohydrate diets are popularly advocated for weight loss and improvement in metabolic Syndrome X, a constellation of risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. The effects of an energy-restricted (to prevent weight gain in excess of normal growth) high fat (60% of energy), low carbohydrate (15%) diet were assessed in both lean rats and in rats previously rendered obese through ad libitum consumption of the same high fat diet. In obese rats, restriction… CONTINUE READING
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