A.S. Series 72-12
The increase in heart attacks in the past two decades has caused many physicians and research workers to examine the diet of the average American. Frequently blamed are the high levels of cholesterol in the diet, which some researchers say increase blood cholesterol and therefore arteriole placque formation. Two studies have been conducted with rats to test several fat sources for their effects on cholesterol parameters.
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Department of Animal Science, Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
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