high-fat diet

high-fat di·et

a diet containing large amounts of fat.

high-fat diet

A diet rich in fats, especially saturated (animal or tropical oils) fats. High-fat diets are ill-advised for those with arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, obesity or stroke.

high-fat diet

A diet rich in fats, often saturated–animal or tropical oils—fats Adverse effects Arthritis, CA, vascular disease, DM, HTN, obesity, stroke. See Fat, Fatty acids, Saturated fat acis, Cf Low-fat diet.
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For eight weeks, half of the mice ate a high-fat diet designed to lead to obesity and half were fed a regular diet.
So, the researchers designed a "mouse model of diet-induced obesity." They randomly assigned 3- and 8-week-old mice to one of the following: a group that was fed a high-fat diet without mannose, a group that was fed a high-fat diet with mannose, a group that was kept on a mannose-free normal diet, a group that was kept on a normal diet with mannose Prof.
The team concluded that a high-fat diet (rather than metabolic status)
METHODS: Eight- to nine-week-old male Wistar rats were divided into four groups for 16-week feeding with cornstarch diet (C), cornstarch diet supplemented with ellagic acid (CE), high-carbohydrate, high-fat diet (H) and high-carbohydrate, high-fat diet supplemented with ellagic acid (HE).
Now a study published in the 21 December 2005 issue of JAMA shows that long-term exposure to P[M.sub.2.5] even at levels within federal standards accelerates the development of atherosclerosis in laboratory mice by increasing plaque development, especially when the mice are also fed a high-fat diet.
More recently, male Dahl rats have been shown to also have significant blood pressure response to a high-fat diet.
The team concluded that a high-fat diet (rather than metabolic status) and the chemical composition of the diet are the most important factors for determining cancer risk.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A high-fat diet triggers chemical reactions in female mice that could explain why women are more likely than men to gain fat in the abdomen after eating excess saturated fat, new research suggested.
This study investigated the efficacy of chlorogenic acid on altering body fat in high-fat diet (37% calories from fat) induced-obese mice compared to caffeic acid.
The mice on the standard diet remained slim, and both groups on the high-fat diet quickly packed on the grams.
NAH: What animal evidence suggests that a high-fat diet promotes breast cancer?
In all studies, half the mice were fed a high-fat diet and the other half followed a normal diet.

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