Nutritional evaluation of low-erucic-acid rapeseed oils.


Detailed morphometric studies performed in heart tissue from Swiss mice and Wistar rats show that, in comparison with other edible oils, long-term feeding of the new rapeseed oils, poor in erucic acid, do not significantly affect the incidence of myocardial background lesions, in contrast to high-erucic-acid rapeseed oil. The strong predisposition of the… (More)