Influence of dietary fats on weight gain in albino rats.

@article{Pereira2005InfluenceOD,
  title={Influence of dietary fats on weight gain in albino rats.},
  author={Nandita Pereira and Frida Monteiro and Marjorie E Abraham},
  journal={Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={206-12}
}
Carbon-chain length and degree of saturation of dietary fat may influence weight gain. To examine this hypothesis we randomly allotted 100 male, 30-day old, albino rats to each of four groups. Each group was fed, ad libitum, a diet containing, as the only source of fat, either lard (L) or safflower oil (SO) (representing saturated and polyunsaturated fat… CONTINUE READING