High-fat diets and stress responsivity.

@article{Kamara1998HighfatDA,
  title={High-fat diets and stress responsivity.},
  author={K S Kamara and Robert L. Eskay and Thomas William Castonguay},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1998},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
Adult male rats were fed one of five diets varying in fat composition (Purina Chow or soy bean oil, corn oil, menhaden oil, or olive oil added to chow) for 10 weeks. After 3 days of access, no differences between groups were found in plasma corticosterone measured at light onset and light offset. During Week 2, restraint stress tests were performed. High-fat diets promoted significantly higher stimulated corticosterone levels. During Week 6 all rats were given an oral glucose tolerance test… CONTINUE READING

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