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Low-carb diet during pregnancy improved triglycerides, fat metabolism in offspring

...n adulthood than pups born to mice on the standard chow diet (high-carb/low-fat). The female low-carb/hig... Female mice were fed either a standard (CHO-rich) chow diet or a low carbohydrate HFP diet, prior to and during gestation and lactation. All offspring were...

Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas

...ers into two groups. The control group ate as much chow as they wanted during the entire pregnancy. The ot...ut them." The two groups of offspring ate the same chow diet, maintained a similar weight, and neither group was allowed to become overweight, eliminating t...

Thumbnail sampler of 10 diverse physiology papers from IUPS 2005

...ibitor of this enzyme. The fed ApoE null mice with chow containing the PCK beta inhibitor ruboxistaurin, or vehicle chow. Compared to mice receiving vehicle chows, mice fed ruboxistaurin displayed significantly decreased atherosclerosis. Taken together the findings highlight key roles for PKC beta in athe...

Antioxidant-rich diets reduce brain damage from stroke in rats

...ounts of food for one month. One group was fed rat chow supplemented with blueberries, a second group chow with spinach, and the third chow with spirulina. The control (untreated) group ate chow only. After...

NSAID drug protects against intestinal tumors in mice, despite poor diet and gene losses

...mors whereas knock-out mice fed with their regular chow (which was enriched with soybean oil) did not. And p27 knock-out mice given a Western diet, full of fat and lacking calcium and vitamin D, formed the most number of tumors. The researchers then looked at the role that diet plays when expression of tw...

Nobel Laureates solve 72 year old, dietary cholesterol puzzle

...es - Insig1 or Insig2 in the liver. On a normal chow diet, the mice overaccumulate cholesterol and fats in the liver, but levels of SREBP's and other SREBP target genes (molecules that sense cholesterol and regulate its synthesis) were not reduced. Normally, cholesterol intake reduces SREBP and the ge...

JCI table of contents September 1, 2005

...es - Insig1 or Insig2 in the liver. On a normal chow diet, the mice overaccumulate cholesterol and fats in the liver, but levels of SREBP's and other SREBP target genes (molecules that sense cholesterol and regulate its synthesis) were not reduced. Normally, cholesterol intake reduces SREBP and the ge...

Brainstem blocks pain to protect key behaviors

...ce. Rats focused just as intently on standard rat chow as when munching chocolate chips, yogurt drops or butter cookies. Although earlier studies found that eating took precedence over pain in food-deprived animals, this is the first study to show that feeding suppressed pain in well-fed animals. To unde...

Study finds significant independent association between air pollution and cardiovascular risk

...2004 and January 12, 2005, 28 mice were fed normal chow or high-fat chow and exposed to concentrated ambient particles of less than 2.5m or filtered air for 6 hours per day,...

Researchers look to enhance lifestyles for the elderly and their pets

...ly owner has mistakenly purchased the wrong animal chow for a senior pet that might be on a health-restricted diet," said Dorsa. Other ideas include the perfection of elevated systems that allow an elderly person to feed their animal without bending over, and systems that might enable the elderly to comb...

Eat less, weigh more? Enzyme makes lean mice 'susceptible' to dietary fat

...tite control. And when fed a high-fat diet (mouse chow laced with lard) for 10 weeks, mice lacking CPT1c still ate less than their normal littermates, but they were much heavier. What scientists already know about the regulation of body weight helps explain why the absence of CPT1c may have its seemingl...

Super chow, laced with semi-synthetic vitamin E derivative, inhibited spread of cancer in mice

...mically altered form of vitamin E mixed into mouse chow dramatically reduced spread of aggressive mammary ...the University of Arizona. Mice eating the super chow had a 4.8-fold reduction in the number of tumors that spread to the lungs, compared to control mice,...

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...n et al. this week. The authors supplemented mouse chow with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish, and which is a major component of neuronal cell membranes. 3xTg-AD mice that exhibit A and tau pathology showed decreases in soluble A as well as reductions in ta...

Hormone that signals fullness also curbs fast food consumption and tendency to binge eat

... exhibit a long-term switch to eating more healthy chow and less high-fat, high sugar food. Our findings illustrate that comprehensive, carefully conducted clinical studies can provide important new insights into how hormones help regulate human eating behavior, Weyer said. Often times, the food intake ...

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