Lipoic acid prevents body weight gain induced by a high fat diet in rats: Effects on intestinal sugar transport

@article{PrietoHontoria2009LipoicAP,
  title={Lipoic acid prevents body weight gain induced by a high fat diet in rats: Effects on intestinal sugar transport},
  author={Pedro Luis Prieto-Hontoria and Patricia P{\'e}rez-Matute and Marta Fern{\'a}ndez-Galilea and Ana Barber and J Alfredo Mart{\'i}nez and Mar{\'i}a J Moreno-Aliaga},
  journal={Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={65},
  pages={43-50}
}
Several studies have suggested that oxidative stress might cause and aggravate the inflammatory state associated with obesity and could be the link between excessive weight gain and its related disorders such as insulin resistance and cardiovascular diseases. Thus, antioxidant treatment has been proposed as a therapy to prevent and manage obesity and associated complications. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of supplementation of a standard or high fat diet… CONTINUE READING

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