Pre- and postnatal dietary conjugated linoleic acid alters adipose development, body weight gain and body composition in Sprague-Dawley rats.

@article{Poulos2001PreAP,
  title={Pre- and postnatal dietary conjugated linoleic acid alters adipose development, body weight gain and body composition in Sprague-Dawley rats.},
  author={Sylvia P. Poulos and Matthew B. Sisk and Dorothy B. Hausman and Michael J. Azain and Gary J. Hausman},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={131 10},
  pages={2722-31}
}
Sprague-Dawley rats were fed either a control diet (7 g/100 g soybean oil) or a conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) diet (6.5 g/100 g soybean oil and 0.5 g/100 g CLA) beginning on d 7 of gestation to determine whether pre- and postnatal CLA affects short- and long-term growth and adiposity. At weaning (d 21), progeny were assigned control or CLA diet and fed until 11 wk of age. At birth, litter size and weight were not different between treatments. There were age- and sex-dependent changes in… CONTINUE READING