Lipid metabolism in equines fed a fat-rich diet.

  title={Lipid metabolism in equines fed a fat-rich diet.},
  author={Suzanne N J Geelen and Walter Jansen and M. Geelen and Marianne M. Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan and Anton Christian Beynen},
  journal={International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Vitamin- und Ernahrungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition},
  volume={70 3},
The hypothesis tested was that dietary fat, when compared with an isoenergetic amount of non-structural carbohydrates, stimulates lipolysis in adipose tissue and also stimulates the fatty-acid oxidative capacity in skeletal muscle from horses. Six adult horses were fed a high-fat, glucose or starch containing diet according to a 3 x 3 Latin square design with feeding periods of three weeks. The diets were formulated so that the intake of soybean oil versus either glucose or corn starch were the… CONTINUE READING